Saturday, March 3, 2012

M65 Galaxy in Leo

M65 is a beautiful galaxy in the constellation Leo. One of the three galaxies called Leo triplet. It is 35 MLY from us and was first discovered in 1780 by  C. Messier.
The image is taken using Canon 40D (modified), AtroPhysics 1200 and a Celestron C11. 52  images at ISO 1600 and 6 min stacked in MaxIm and processed in Photoshop.