Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 65  ·  M 66  ·  NGC 3623  ·  NGC 3627  ·  NGC 3628
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M65, M66, and NGC 3628 Leo's Trio, 



    
        

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Computerized Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY 5-II

Software: SharpCap 3.2  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Digicam, Deep Sky Stacker, Gimp, Photoscape

Filters: ZWO 1.25" Green  ·  ZWO 1.25" Blue  ·  ZWO Red 1.25  ·  ZWO Luminence 1.25


Dates:April 12, 2021

Frames: 124x60" (2h 4') (gain: 139.00)

Integration: 2h 4'

Darks: 10

Avg. Moon age: 0.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4405739

RA center: 11h20m05s

DEC center: +13°2121

Pixel scale: 1.305 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 64.370 degrees

Field radius: 0.874 degrees


Resolution: 3915x2813

Data source: Backyard

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