Leo Triplet and NGC3593 in LRGB
Leo Triplet and NGC3593 in LRGB.
All imaging took place at my remote observatory at e-EyE, Spain.
This image comprises 66 hours and 40 minutes of exposures in 400 exposures in total. It is a 2-panel mosaic that was meant to capture not only the iconic Leo Triplet, but also three prominent stars in the constellation of Leo and the NGC3593 galaxy next to them.
L = (80 x 600s) x 2
R = (40 x 600s) x 2
G = (40 x 600s) x 2
B = (40 x 600s) x 2
Equipment and software used:
Mount: Avalon M-Uno
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-85ED
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8
Autoguider: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2
Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB
Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2
Processing Software: PixInsight