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Name / Constellation

Leo Triplet

Other: M66 Group, Arp 317, LGC 231, NOGG P1 533, NOGG P2 543

Leo

Coordinates AR: 11h 17m 00s - Dec: +13° 25′ 00″
Optics Takahashi FSQ 106N APO Fluorite F5 - 60/220 guiding refractor
Camera-Mount SBIG STF8300M - Orion StarShot Guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Baader LRGB
Exposure
  • Luminance
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • 16 x 900 sec - 4 hours
  • 6 x 600sec - 1 hour
  • 6 x 600 sec - 1 hour
  • 6 x 600 sec - 1 hour
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 21 feb 2018 (RGB) / 22 feb 2018 (Lum)
Seeing About 3" @ 2.1 arcosec/pixel unbinned
Note  
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5
Processing Adobe Photoshop CS5 -
Comment

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65M66, and NGC 3628