Observation by Dean Ashton: Leo Triplet

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Dean Ashton

Observer

Dean Ashton

Observed

2022 Mar 24 - 21:00

Uploaded

2022 Mar 28 - 12:57

Objects

NGC3628
M65
M66

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Constellation

Leo

Field centre

RA: 11h19m
Dec: +13°16'
Position angle: -89°38'

Field size

0°53' × 0°39'

Equipment
  • Celestron 9.25 Edge HD with 0.7x Focal Reducer
  • QHY 268C Camera
  • CGEM Mount
  • Optolong L-Pro Filter
Exposure

36x600s at fl 1,640mm

Location

St Austell, Cornwall

Target name

Leo Triplet

Title

Leo Triplet

About this image

Image captured as a 2-frame mosaic.  M65 and M66 captured in first frame on 24th March.  NGC3628 captured in second frame on 25th March.  18x600s sub-frames capture for each image component (36x600s in total).

Image calibration and processing carried out using PixInsight.

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