Amateur Astrophotography exploring the beauty of the night sky!
Sunday, March 30, 2014
All three galaxies lie within the constellation Leo and all three galaxies are spiral galaxies. NGC 3628 (Edge on) has a thick dark dust lane that is visible. The Leo Triplet is about 30 million light years away.
Leo Triplet 5min X 20 RGB Camera: QHY8pro F/2 Telescope: Celestron 11" Edge HD guided Mount: Celestron CGE Pro Location: Lubbock, TX Dates: Early morning, March 29, 2014 Captured with Nebulosity and guided with PHD guiding. Processed with MaxIm DL 5 and photoshop.