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M66 - Leo Triplet

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, the M66, and the NGC 3628.

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  First try at M66 Group.  Taken on 3/22/2012

Orion ED80
Hap Griffin modified Rebel XT 350D
5 - 90 second exposures (had problems with software/camera)
ISO 800
Stacked with DeepSkyStacker
Processed with PhotoShop CS
No dark/flat/bias applied

Copyright © 2012 – Antonio Pascarella
  Same session as above.  Second processing to include darks/flats/offsets

Still working on my processing skills!! Don't judge me!! :-)


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