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Contains:  M 65, M 66, NGC 3623, NGC 3627, NGC 3628
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Leo Triplet, 


Leo Triplet
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Leo Triplet

Technical card

Dates:March 1, 2020

Optolong B 36mm B: 8x180" -40C bin 2x2
Optolong G 36mm G: 8x180" -40C bin 2x2
Optolong H-Alpha 7nm 36mm Ha: 1x480" -40C bin 2x2
Optolong L 36mm L: 10x90" -40C bin 2x2
Optolong 36mm Red: 8x180" -40C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.6 hours

Flats: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 6.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.03%

Basic astrometry details job: 3289794

RA center: 11h 19' 46"

DEC center: +13° 17' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.058 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.366 degrees

Field radius: 0.542 degrees

Resolution: 3072x2045

Locations: back yard, Gales Ferry, CT, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Leo Triplet, 3 galaxies in the constellation Leo.
Possibly why it's called the Leo triplet...
Barely had time to shoot it between the trees and the house.
Sky quality was the pits.



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Leo Triplet,