Messier 65, 66, NGC3628 – Galaxy Triplet in Leo

  • Description: - A triplet of 3 large galaxies in Leo: M65 in middle, M66 in lower left, with small NGC3628 in upper left with NGC3593 in lower right

  • Camera: SBIG STT-8300M -35C sensor temperature

  • Filter: Baader LRGB

  • Scope: Astro-Physics 92 Stowaway w 92TCC, 488mm at f/5.3

  • Guiding: SBIG FW8G

  • Exposure: 12 each Luminance at 90s and Red Green and Blue at 300s per sub exposure

  • Location: RASC Calgary’s Wilson Coulee Observatory grounds under Bortle 5 skies (20.05 MPSAS)

  • Exposure Date: 2023-03-22

  • Processed in PixInsight with NoiseXterminator, BlurXterminator and SPCC colour correction, then finished in Photoshop

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