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Leo Triplet Widefield

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About this observation
Observer
Graeme Coates
Time of observation
21/05/2020 - 00:00
Object
M65, M66, NGC3628
Observing location
EEYE
Equipment
Esprit ED80
SBIG STF8300
MI-250
Exposure
LRGB = 12h:200m:190m:210m (10min subs)
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A classic group of galaxies consisting of M65, M66 and NGC3628, including the faint tidal tail of the latter that extends out towards IC2787.

There are many smaller members of the IC, LEDA and SDSS catalogues in the background of the image, as well as several small distant galaxy clusters.

Taken in Feb 2020 and May 2020 from EEYE Extremadura, this is 22h total exposure.

Capture: G Coates & P Tribe

Processing: G Coates

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