M66- Astronomy and astrophotography CCD camera images

Object name: M66
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Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.7
Size: 9.1 4.1
Position angle: 17
Classification: SBb
Apparent RA: 11 20 15.1 Apparent Dec: +12 59 24
Constellation: Leo

A Black and White image of M66, one of the brighter galaxies in Leo. Turned out rather noiser than hoped.

Captured in K3, stacked in registax, curves in photoshop.

Exposure Details :

IR Block 122x16s on 200mm @ F5 with SC3.5

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK