M 65, M 66, and NGC 3628 Leo Trio Galaxy Group

M 65, M66 and NGC 3628 Leo Trio Galaxy Group

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Object: M 65, M 66 and NGC 3628 Leo Trio Galaxy Group Constellation Leo

Distance: 400 Light Years

Date(s) Taken: Feb 16-20, 2007

Telescope: Takahashi 102S / Reducer

Focal Length: 610 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -20 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 2.51 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 9 hours total duration

16 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

13 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

9 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

17 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

Leo Trio Collimation Map

Leo Trio Flat Field Map

 

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