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The Leo Trio Group of Galaxies
M65 & M66 & NGC3628
Type Galaxy
Constellation Leo
Distance 35,000,000 ly
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Date 23 May 2009 (Spring)
Place Mount Laguna, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 100:20:20:20 mins @ -20C
Lum 10x10, R 4x5, G 4x5, B 4x5 (bin 2x2)
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon LRGB
Software CCD Commander, MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop