M105 and M96 Pictures
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M105, M96, and M95

Spiral galaxy M95 is on the left, and M96 is in the middle and listed at mag 9.9.  The brightest, round galaxy on the right is elliptical galaxy M105 at mag 10.1; lenticular galaxy NGC3384 is to the right of that at mag 10.7, and above that is spiral galaxy NGC3389/NGC3373 at mag 12.4.  There are maybe 50 other small galaxies dimply visible in the frame...

Re-done in May 2009, images from the Davis Mountains, TX, USA.  27 * 5 min exposures = total 135 minutes, Takahashi TOA 130  Telescope (a 5" APO refractor telescope with reducer), AP 900GTO mount, QHY8 CCD CameraOther pictures from the camera are are here.  Images processed using my Astronomy Image Processing Workflow

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