NGC 3368 (M96) Leo

1999-04-29 04:08:00UT

This is a combination of 2 images, each of 480 seconds The images were taken with a Pictor 1616 attached to an LX200 10" F/6.3 telescope. An 3.3 focal reducer was used to change the telescope into an F/2 system. A Pictor 201XT was attached to an ETX for guiding. Each of the images was corrected with a dark frame and a flat field. After combining, the image was logarithmically stretched and then binned.

These galaxies were behind trees by the time I got these pictures which explains why they are a bit fuzzy.

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