Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  IC 2763  ·  M 65  ·  M 66  ·  NGC 3623  ·  NGC 3627  ·  NGC 3628
Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628), 



    
        

            James Schellenberg
Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628)
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Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628)

Technical card

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071C Pro

Focal reducers: Starizona Hyperstar 11 v4 f/1.9

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  DSS & Photoshop

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch


Dates:May 22, 2020

Frames: 44x120"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.06%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3577407

RA center: 11h 19' 53"

DEC center: +13° 15' 57"

Pixel scale: 2.235 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.872 degrees

Field radius: 1.074 degrees


Resolution: 2880x1917

Locations: Orange County Astronomers Site, Anza, CA, None

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is a group of 3 galaxies, 35 million light-years away, located in the constellation Leo. It consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC 3628. No guiding. North is up.

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Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628), 



    
        

            James Schellenberg