Messier 65 and 66; Galaxy pair in Leo

Optics: 24 inch f/6.8 PlaneWave Corrected Dall-Kirkham
Mount: Astrophysics 3600GTOPE
Camera: Apogee Alta U16M, Astrodon MonsterMOAG
Filter: Astrodon True-Balance RGB
Dates: March 10, 2011
Location: Covington Observatory, Englewood, Colorado
Exposure : RGB = 60, 60, 60 minutes; 180 minutes total time
Acquisition: MaxIm DL, ACP, FocusMax
Processing: MaxIm DL, Adobe Photoshop CS5
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