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|Description:||M96, along with M95 and
M105, form the "other trio in Leo".
|Exposure Data:||3/3/2005. CRGB: 18x10m, 18x10m,
18x10m, 18x10m. RGB 2x2. -25°C, 0.55 arc-sec./pixel.
|Processing:||Acquired via CCDAutoPilot 3 and CCDSoft, reduced, aligned
and combined in CCDStack, curves, levels and other processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9 w/FFC, IMG6303E/CFW-7 CCD camera, AstroDon filters, Paramount ME, dithered 3 pixels, off-axis guided.|
|Comments:||Luminance was 2.2 arc-sec.