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The Leo Triplet



This is the Leo Triplet; three galaxies about 35 million light years away.

To the left is NGC 3628 and to the right M66 and below is M65.

They are gravitationally interacting and M66 features a somewhat deformed spiral arm as a result of once being close to NGC 3628.

This is a 6 hour total exposure over three nights. 5 minute subs. Location central Lyon, France

Orion 8"RC at f8/1600mm

SW HEQ5-Pro

SXVR-M25C OSC

SW ED80 and Lodestar guiding

Nebulosity 2.5 Capture

PHD Guiding - dithered

AstroArt Preprocessing and Stacking

PixInsight Stretch and DBE and SCNR

PS CS5 Edit

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