The Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC3628)

Galaxy trio in Leo



Optics 135mm Super Takumar SLR lens @ f/5
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress MX7-C
Filter Baader UV-Ir
Exposure 20 x 5 min. subexposures
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP. , final work in Photoshop7
Date 02.02.05
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes This lens/camera combination severly undersamples the image @ `10 Arc/Pixel, and will be more appropriate for large nebula.