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The Leo Triplet of Galaxies
Lens: 130/910 mm apochomat Camera: K3 II ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F7.1 
Posted By: Pete_XL, 03-01-2020, 10:51 AM

The so called Leo Triplet in the constellation Leo consists of the galaxies NGC 3628 (left, also called Hamburger Galaxy), NGC 3627 (lower right) and NGC 3623 (upper right). The camera was a stock Pentax K3II attached to a TS 130/910 mm apo telescope.

The full resolution with technical data can be inspected here: The Leo Triplet (2020 Pentax Version) ( pete_xl ) - AstroBin.

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congrats...only one!
where was photo taken from???
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congrats...only one!
where was photo taken from???
Thanks! Glad you like it. My scope stands on my balcony In a small town in Westfalia, Western Germany
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Superb result - well done!

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The full-size version just has to be seen, especially NGC 3627. Fabulous colours and details!
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I'm gobsmacked... fantastic!

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