Spiral Galaxy in Leo

Part of the "Leo Trio" of Galaxies



Optics 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3 , guided with a Celestron 80ED @  f/7.5
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress SXV-M7
Filter Astronomik Type IIC LRGB, IDAS LPR light pollution filter
Exposure RGB: 40 min each, binned 2x2 w/6 min subs, L : 120 min w/6 min subs, binned 1x1
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3,  DDP. , final work in Photoshop7
Date 05.01.06
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency average.   Moon 1/4.  Really needed more time, as it is a little week and noisy.