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#1 SL63 AMG

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 05:15 PM

The Leo Triplet is a small group of galaxies estimated to be about 35 million light-years distant in the constellation Leo. The M66 galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC 3628.

I captured, calibrated, stacked registered and processed this myself. Woohoo!

CCDStack, PixInsight Photoshop.

LRGB 12x600s subs each unguided 900mm FL at F/3.6

Astrobin High Resolution Version

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Thanks for looking.

#2 broca

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:10 PM

Well done Dave! The image from the site is quite nice!

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

Very nice Dave! Looks greay on my monitor, plus I can see a hint of tidal tail too.

Good Job.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

Very nice Dave! Looks great on my monitor, plus I can see a hint of tidal tail too.

Good Job.

#5 darbyvet

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:37 PM

beautiful Dave

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

Very, very nice. Good work and nice scope!

#7 SL63 AMG

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:58 PM

...and nice scope!


Thanks. Decided yet to keep yours?

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:11 PM

Nice job! You got colors great, no gradients, well done!

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:26 PM

Nice work Dave,

Great improvement in processing. May be a bit sharpening on galaxies.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:32 PM

great work dave






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