A.k.a.: Leo Triplet
Type: Spiral galaxies
Distance from earth: Approx. 36 +/- 5 million ly
Telescope: Sky-Watcher Explorer-200PDS Newton
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Exposure: 25x 25s @ ISO1600, no darks or flats
Additional accessories: None
This is the second picture taken with this new setup (although the Canon DSLR isn’t new, it’s my old buddy).
I’m amazed at what can be shown with such short exposures!
Still on my wishlist: coma corrector and IDAS-LPS P2 filter (I wish I never sold this one!).