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



    
        

            Mike Wiles
Leo Triplet
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Leo Triplet

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
127ED
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY8 Pro
Mounts
CGE
Software
PixInsight (PixInsight) · Maxim DL · photoshop · Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop · Neat Image
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 16, 2012
Frames:
42x900" (10h 30')
Integration:
10h 30'
Avg. Moon age:
23.63 days
Avg. Moon phase:
34.47%

RA center: 11h20m01s.9

DEC center: +13°1919

Pixel scale: 1.695 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.778 degrees

Field radius: 0.709 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

Description

As part of a continued learning exercise, I wanted to see what I could do with longer than usual subexposures using my equipment. 15 minute subexposures in this case.

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Leo Triplet, 



    
        

            Mike Wiles