Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

The Leo Triplet

The constellation Leo contains some fine galaxies, three of them (M65, M66 and NGC 3268) form a nice trio. The three galaxies are physically interacting, producing the weird shapes of their spiral arms.

 

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Telescope:
150mm f/5 Newtonian
Camera
Nikon D200
Exposure:
6x180s, ISO 800
Date:
16th, March 2008
Processing:
Preprocessing (Dark & Bias correction), Alignment & stacking in IRIS, histogram adjustment curves, color correction in Photoshop.

 

 


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