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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

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Uploaded on March 29, 2017