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Taken 19-May-23
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Dimensions2490 x 1970
Original file size2.64 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
M 66

M 66

M66 is another intermediate spiral galaxy that is part of the Leo triplet, about 35 million light years away. The galaxy is located in the constellation of Leo. This cropped RGB image was captured in my front yard over several winter nights in April and edited in May. It contains over 8.5 hours of exposure time using 30, 45 and 60 second subs.

Telescope: Esprit 120
Camera: ASI1600MM Pro
Filters: Antila LRGB V-series
Guide camera: 290MM mini
Control unit: Primalucelab Eagle 4 - Nina
Mount: EQ6r PRO Post-Processing: Pixinsight