Leo Triplet
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Gal Leo 35 Mly

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65 (bottom right), M66 (bottom left), and NGC 3628 (top left).
 

 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Feb 15, 2002 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP Mosaic of 2 images, total field = 35' x 45'