Previous   To mainpage Messier   Next

Messier 66

M66 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M 66 (NGC 3627)

Size:

9.4x4.1 arcmin.

Magnitude:

9.0 / 12.5

Constellation:

Leo

Distance:

38.800.000 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2008-02-11   ~01.00 hour

Julian day number

2454 507

Location:

Zuidlaren, the Netherlands

Telescope:

Sugar-3 telescope 255mm F5,5 Newton

Camera:

ST 2000XM CFW10

Filters:

L: 6x5 min

  R: 6x 5 min
  G: 3x5 min
  B: 3x5min

Temperature outside:

+20C

Temperature CCD:

-250C

Binning:

2x2

Field of view: 32x24 arcmins

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Processing tools:

CcdSoft, Photoshop CS2

Notes: