Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 96  ·  NGC 3368
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M96, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
M96
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            Warren A. Keller
M96
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Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5956592

RA center: 10h46m46s.3

DEC center: +11°4912

Pixel scale: 0.310 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.043 degrees

Field radius: 0.247 degrees

Resolution: 4031x4080

File size: 3.0 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

Acquisition, Calibration- Mike Selby
Post-processing- Warren Keller
Telescope- PlaneWave PW1000,  OS RiDK 700 
Mounts- Planewave
Camera- FLI PL16803 
Filters: Chroma LRGB 2"
Software: StarKeeper.it Voyager
Location- Obstech, El Sauce, Chile
PixInsight 1.8.9, Photoshop 2022

M96/NGC 3368 in Leo is an intermediate, SAB(rs)ab-type barred spiral galaxy about 31,000,000 light-years from Earth, and was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. 
Many thanks go out to my collaborator and friend, Mike Selby, who acquired and calibrated this fine data. 
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M96, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller