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Astrophotography Gallery > Galaxies > The Leo Triplet
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2013
Location: Eastman Lake, CA
 
The Leo Triplet is a grouping of three galaxies that are all approximately 35 million light years away in the constellation Leo. In the upper left is M66 (NGC3627). In the lower left is M65 (NGC3623). To the right of the image is NGC3628.
 
Mount: Celestron CGEM
Camera: Canon 60D (Stock)
Scope/Lens: Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Guide Scope: Orion ST 80mm f/5 Refractor
Guide Camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider
 
Exposure #1 (RGB):
   32 x 180 Seconds @ ISO 1600, f/3.9
   7 Darks, 0 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

 
Integration: 1 Hour, 36 Minutes, 0 Seconds
 
Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
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