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LeoTrip 15sec 50images 135mm

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The famous Leo Triplett, M66, M65 and NGC3628. 50x15sec fits exposures captured and combined in Meade's Autostar Envisage V5.85 software. Histogram stretching, Curves, and Dynamic background extraction done in PixInsight LE 1.0. Finishing touches done in PhotoShop. Telescope: - Camera: Mead DSI Pro monochrome 16bit camera Peltier cooled. A 135mm 1:2.8 SLR lens was used for the wide angle shot. The camera was piggybacked on an Orion EQ1 motorized mount. Filtration used: Baader UV/IR Cut filter