M66 (NGC 3627, Arp 16)

Telescope: Planewave 17" CDK reflector, 1940 mm FL
Camera: FLI-PL6303E, 3072 x 2048 pixels
Exposure: Lum: 12x3 minutes. Processed with PixInsight.
Location: Mayhill, New Mexico (Elevation 7380')
Image Center (J2000): RA 11h 20m 08s, Dec 13° 03' 36"
Image Size: 22' x 17'

Intermediate spiral galaxy, part of the Leo Triplet. The galaxy's dust lanes and nucleus are visible in this image.


M66 (NGC 3627, Arp 16), Intermediate spiral galaxy, part of the <A HREF=/cgi-bin/Single.pl?idimage=124>Leo Triplet</A>. The galaxy's dust lanes and nucleus are visible in this image., acquired with a remote telescope at Mayhill, New Mexico (Elevation 7380')