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Spiral galaxy in Leo, it is one of the trio of galaxies known as the Leo Triplet. It has been called the Hamburger Galaxy.

Imaging Camera: QSI640wsg
Imaging Scope: Celestron 9.25"Edge HD at F/10
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar
Mount: Avalon M-Uno Fast Reverse
Filters: Astrodon Gen II LRGB
Exposure: 4 hours Lum, 5 minute subs unbinned , 40 min each RGB 2.5 minute subs binned x 2
Processing: CCD Stack and PS CC
Date: March 5, 2017
Sky conditions: Average seeing, good transparency and as usual, the worst Bortle white light pollution.
Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ

Selected as Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Day (AAPOD2) for 6/26/17

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