Leo's Triplet (M66) / Sarah's Galaxy

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'Leo's Triplet (M66) / Sarah's Galaxy'

Leo's Triplet (M66) / Sarah's Galaxy

[Public Domain] 28 Apr 2020 Dylan O'Donnell
CATEGORY : Astrophotography
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I’m honestly a little surprised at how well this turned out. Leo’s Triplet (M66) captured only with a one-shot-colour camera, the QHY247C and the Celestron RASA 11″ over 80 minutes. Of course this galactic neighbourhood contains far more than 3 galaxies and is a part of a cluster filled with nearby fuzzy blobs. By running the image through PixInsights image solver and annotation tool you can reveal these explicitly :

40 x 120s / QHY247C One Shot Colour CMOS Camera

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