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Galaxies

M66 and M65 Galaxies


Messier 66 (also known as NGC 3627) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 36 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1780. M66 is about 95 thousand light-years across[3] with striking dust lanes and bright star clusters along sweeping spiral arms.[4] M66 is part of the famous Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies that also includes M65 and NGC 3628.

Messier 65 (also known as NGC 3623) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1780. M65, M66, and NGC 3628 comprise the famous Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies.

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NGC 3628 Galaxy

NGC 3628, also known as Sarah’s Galaxy, is an unbarred spiral galaxy about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. It has an approximately 300,000 light-years long tidal tail. NGC 3628 along with M65 and M66 form the famous Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies. Its most conspicuous feature is the broad and obscuring band of dust located along the outer edge of its spiral arms, effectively transecting the galaxy to our view.

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Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon HA RGB
exposure: 20×600″ rgb 10X300″2bin


NGC2903 in the Leo

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Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB
Exposure: 20×600 Lum, 6×600 RGB all 1bin
21 Feb 2012

NGC 2903 is a barred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel who cataloged it on
November 16, 1784 @Wikipedia

NGC 2903 est une galaxie spirale barrée, située à environ 21 millions d’années-lumière, dans la constellation du Lion. Elle a été découverte par William Herschel le 16 novembre 1784. NGC 2905 est un nœud brillant (nuage d’étoiles) dans cette galaxie.@Wikipedia