M105 Group

M105 Group: M105 is an E1 elliptical galaxy in the constellation Leo (the round one on the left in the picture). Also in the "group" are NGC 3371, the other elliptical, and NGC 3373, the fainter spiral above the others.

Messier: 105
NGC: 3379
Right Ascension: 10 hrs 48 min
Declination: 12° 35"
Apparent Magnitude: 10.2

Date: September 2008
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD

Exposure: asdf
Processing Notes: Original LRGB image created in AstroArt. That image had some serious background gradients from reflections of... ??? Much later, the resulting jpg image was imported into Photoshop and "fixed" using a Carboni "flatten" action. This worked well enough to post.
Scale: ~1"/pixel

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