Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  IC 643  ·  IC 648  ·  M 105  ·  M 95  ·  M 96  ·  NGC 3351  ·  NGC 3368  ·  NGC 3379  ·  NGC 3384  ·  NGC 3389  ·  NGC 3412
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M96 Galaxy Group Wide Field, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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M96 Galaxy Group Wide Field

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M96 Galaxy Group Wide Field, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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M96 Galaxy Group Wide Field

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Guide Star 61 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Baader UV/IR Cut

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:Nov. 19, 2020

Frames:Baader UV/IR Cut: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 200.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h

Darks: 30

Flats: 50

Flat darks: 50

Avg. Moon age: 4.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 4158023

RA center: 10h 47' 54"

DEC center: +12° 43' 5"

Pixel scale: 2.152 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.745 degrees

Field radius: 1.800 degrees


Resolution: 4986x3362

Locations: Marathon Motel, Marathon, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is the Messier 96 galaxy group in the constellation Leo. It comprises about two dozen galaxies, including M95, M96, and M105.

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M96 Galaxy Group Wide Field, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge

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