Leo Triplet (M 65, M 66, NGC 3628)

Leo Triplet
Leo Triplet

A famous triplet of galaxies in Leo. The lower left is also known as the Hamburger Galaxy. They are about 35 million light years away and belong to the same group of galaxies.

Acquisition Details

Scope: Borg 90FL/500 with 1.08x Flattener
Filter: None
Camera: ZWO ASI 2600MC Pro
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
Guiding Scope: MiniBorg 50
Guiding Camera: ZWO ASI 290MM
Guiding Software: PHD2
Acquisition Software: APT
Light Frames: 60x180sec
Flats, Dark Flats, Bias, Darks
Camera settings: Gain 100, Offset 20
No moon
Bortle 4-5
Acquisition Date: Mar 3, 2021


Stacking Software: DSS
Imaging: PixInsight