M105 is the galaxy that is top and
center in the frame. It is the brightest elliptical galaxy of the
Leo I group.
The galaxy to the lower left is
NGC3384, another elliptical galaxy. The bluish spiral galaxy at
the bottom is NGC3389.
in. f/4.7 Newtonian; Baader coma corrector
Modified Canon 550D; ISO 1600;
Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
SSAG on Lumicon 50mm finder scope
45 @ 3 min.
Images were focused
using Live View. They
were calibrated in Canon Digital Photo Professional and were aligned
and combined in ImagesPlus. The composite was slightly cropped and
adjusted (Levels, Curves) in Photoshop.
observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 3/27/12.
Seeing was average; humidity was 65%. Temperature: 55F