Leo Triplet

IMAGE DETAILS

Object ............................................ Leo Triplet (M65 , M66 , NGC 3628)
Constellation ............................... Leo
Distance + Ap. Magnitude......... 35 million Light years (900 Kpc) - 8.9 (M66)
RA / DEC ..................................... 11h:17m.00sec / +13 25m.00sec
Date + Time ...............................   28/03 - 5/4/16  &  - 19:00 UTC
Location ....................................  "Nunki Observatory" - Skiathos
Optics .........................................  
Officina Stellare Advanced RILA 400
f/5.25
Tools ..........................................   The Sky X , CCDAutopilot 5
Camera .....................................   SBIG STXL11002  with FW8G-STXL (Astrodon filters)
Exposure Time.......................     Luminance: 24 X 600sec RGB: 6 X 600sec
More Details ...........................    Environment Temperature : 15oC Camera Temperature -35οC
Mount .......................................   Paramount ME
Guiding ....................................   Self guided
Processing Details ................    Photoshop , Maxim , CCDStack 2, Pixinsight.
Notes ........................................   Weather: Clear - Transparence: Good to Medium - Humidity : 65-85 %

Target details .........................
  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, M66, and NGC 3628

Nikos Paschalis