Leo Triplet – LRGB


Simon Todd

Haywards Heath

Equipment Details:
Imaging Telescope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8-CF F4 Imaging Newtonian
Imaging Camera: Atik Cameras 383L+ Mono CCD
Coma Corrector: Sky-Watcher Aplanatic Coma Corrector
Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II
Guide Scoope: Celestron Telescopes C80ED Refractor
Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro
Filter Wheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm USB EFW
Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB + 7NM HA

Image Aquisition: Main Sequence Software SGPro
Image Pre-Processing and STacking: Maxim-DL
Post Processing: PixInsight

This image is very sentimental to me, the lower left Galaxy which is NGC 3628 is also referred to as Sarah’s Galaxy which is the name of my
Wife, it is also more meaningful as my birthsign is Leo which is the constellation that these three wonders of the sky are located.

Image Details
29x300S Luminance
14x300S Red
14x300S Green
14x300S Blue