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M96 Group : M95, M96 and M105 in Leo

A variety of different galaxy types, from right to left: M95 a barred spiral while M96 (center) is a spiral. On the left is a three galaxy group where M105 is the round member; an elliptical galaxy. The other members of that trio are NGC 3371 and NGC 3389.

Additional information about these objects can be found on the SEDS website

Photograph Information
LocationClearfield Observatory
TelescopeAP130 @f4.5 w/AP .75 reducer
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureComposite of 17, 5 minute exposures at ISO 800.
Notes29°F, 80%rh, transparency average to poor.
Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02


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