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|Description:||This spiral galaxy is part of the Trio in Leo,
a group of galaxies 30 million light-years distant. It is thought to
be somewhat distorted from the interaction with the other
members of the group: M65 and
|Exposure Data:||2/11/2004. LRGB: 20x3mL, 7x3mR,
7x4mB. RGB binned 2x2.
-20°C, .59 arc-sec./pixel.
|Processing:||Acquired via Sequencer II and CCDSoft, reduced and aligned in Mira, Combined in Sigma, L 20xRL
in AIP4WIN, DDP
in Maxim, LLRGB combine, curves, levels and other processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien RCOS Truss @ F/6.4,
CCD camera, Paramount ME. Unguided!
|Comments:||Deconvolved to 2.0 arc-sec.