30  July  2017
 
Leo Triplet and NGC3593 in LRGB
   
   

                                                                                                               
   
By Kayron Mercieca
( http://www.lightvortexastronomy.com )

 
All imaging took place at my remote observatory at e-EyE, Spain.
 This image comprises 66 hours and 40 minutes of exposures in 400 exposures in total.
 It is a 2-panel mosaic that was meant to capture not only the iconic Leo Triplet,
 but also three prominent stars in the constellation of Leo and the NGC3593 galaxy next to them.
 L = (80 x 600s) x 2
 R = (40 x 600s) x 2
 G = (40 x 600s) x 2
 B = (40 x 600s) x 2
 Equipment and software used:
 Mount: Avalon M-Uno
 Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-85ED
 Camera: QSI 660wsg-8
 Autoguider: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2
 Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB
 Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2
 Processing Software: PixInsight



 

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