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Contains:  M 66, NGC 3627

Image of the day 05/29/2019

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    Leo Triplet closeup, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil
    Leo Triplet closeup

    Leo Triplet closeup

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1284x856

    Dates:March 27, 2019

    Frames: 201x180"

    Integration: 10.1 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 21.50 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 56.83%

    Astrometry.net job: 2698504

    RA center: 170.060 degrees

    DEC center: 12.996 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 64.704 degrees

    Field radius: 0.168 degrees

    Locations: my little astrofarm, Weppersdorf, Austria

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    a closeup of the Leo triplet, using my Lacerta 10" f/4 Photonewton and ZWO ASI1600MMPro (gen.1, gain zero) and Astronomik Deepsky LRGB filters. The sharpest L frames were selected and stacked separately for the highlight details, while (almost) all frames were used to get the weak signal and best background.

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    tommy_nawratil
    License: None (All rights reserved)
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    annotated version

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    M65 detail

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    M66 detail

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    NGC3628 detail

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