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Spiral Galaxies M65 and M66














Spiral Galaxies (M65 and M66), in Leo

  Telescope (Photo) Celestron 8" EdgeHD OTA  @  f/7 on Losmandy G-11 Mount
  Telescope (Guiding) Astro-Tech 72mm Refractor @ f/15 on Losmandy G11 Mount 
  Camera (Photo) Canon 50Dh DSLR Camera (Hutech modified) using ImagesPlus 5.0 Camera Control
  Camera (Guiding) Starlight Xpress Lodestar w/PHD Guiding 
  Exposure Detail 15 images at 600 seconds each, ISO3200; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 5.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS5
  Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.406, W82.860)
  Date 12/03/2013, 12/05/2013