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Messier 65, Messier 66 and NGC 3628, 



    
        

            Dean Jacobsen
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Messier 65, Messier 66 and NGC 3628

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Messier 65, Messier 66 and NGC 3628, 



    
        

            Dean Jacobsen
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Messier 65, Messier 66 and NGC 3628

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 24, 2022
Frames:
92×180(4h 36′)
Integration:
4h 36′
Avg. Moon age:
21.36 days
Avg. Moon phase:
58.32%

RA center: 11h19m52s.33

DEC center: +13°2018.6

Pixel scale: 2.009 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.276 degrees

Field radius: 0.789 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2000x2000

File size: 1.2 MB

Locations: Somewhere in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, California, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This image was taken with an old Takahashi MT-160 Newtonian that I have had for 20+ years and using a ZWO ASI 2600MC Pro color camera.  This image was also taken using the Astro-Physics Mach2 mount with 180 second unguided exposures.

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Messier 65, Messier 66 and NGC 3628, 



    
        

            Dean Jacobsen