Leo Triplet

     NGC 3628, Messier 65 and 66

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Object

Type

Sb, SBa, SBb spiral galaxy
Constellation Leo
Coordinates RA:11h 20m 15s  D:+12 59' 24"
Magnitude 9,6 - 9,2 - 9,6
Size 13,1x13,1 - 9,8x2,9 - 9,1x4,1 arc min

Image

Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N f/5
Mount Eq6-Pro
Camera Cooled Canon 50-DH at -9 C (external temperature 4 C) with StarworksTeam Cooling Box MK1
Exposure 15x20 minutes, 800 ISO
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT)

 

Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).

 

 

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