Re: M66

Bernard Miller
 

Beautiful Dan.

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@... [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@...]
Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2017 9:14 AM
To: 'Dan Crowson'
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] M66

 

 

M66 (NGC 3627, UGC 6346, Arp 16 and many others) is an intermediate (between barred and unbarred) spiral galaxy located approximately 36 million light-years away in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged over four nights in March, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33505554622/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 

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