The Leo Triplet, M65, M66 and NGC 3628

The known location, the known setup, after six month of unfavorable weather, with clear hours at impossible times for a working class hero. I acquired 16×5 min of light at ISO 1600.

The main objects on the image are, from left to right:

M 66, NGC 3627, Arp 16 [galaxy in Leo] Leo Triplet 2 9m ø9.1′ [wiki] [simbad] 750mm
M 65, NGC 3623 [galaxy in Leo] Leo Triplet 1 9.3m ø9.8′ [wiki] [simbad] 750mm
NGC 3628 [galaxy in Leo] Leo Triplet 3 9.8m ø14.8′ [wiki] [simbad] 750mm, 1200mm

N 150/750, Baader MPCC Mark III, Canon 1100D mod, HEQ5

Dângău Mare, Kolozs county, 2018-04-08–09

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