Welcome to the Lion’s den where the Leo Triplet Galaxies (aka M66 Group) adorn the nights skies. This beautiful trio can be found in the constellation of Leo some 35 million light years away from Earth. Each of spiral galaxies take on different shapes and tilts adding to their distinct characters when framed in the same image. The M66 Group is yet another reason why you should look up and experience an amazing universe!
Mount: Explore Scientific EXOS2GT mount
Camera: Altair Hypercam 183MC (fan cooled)
Main Scope: Skywatcher ED72 APO + flattener + Altair Quadband OSC filter
Guiding: Svbony 30mm f/4 + ASI120MC
Exif: 28 frames at 300 seconds Gain 400; Offset 30; focal length 420mm; f/5.6
APP, PixInsight Photoshop, PHD2