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The Leo Triplet of galaxies


M65, M66 & NGC3628. The latter is seen edge on, showing great dust lanes - compare with photos of the Milky Way.

 2012 Mar 25

Canon EOS 5D MkII ISO6400 77x32s
254mm Newtonian f=1200mm f/4.8
HEQ5 equatorial mount, driven but not guided
2012 Mar 25 21:35:13-22:21:01 UT
From Rookhope 54.8N 2.1W 330m asl. Rural, almost no light pollution (3 Bortles)

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