Leo I - Irregular Dwarf Galaxy
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Magnitude:  11.2                Size:  12' x9'              Constellation: Leo

Common Name or Description:
Low surface brightness dwarf galaxy pretty much hidden by the glare of Regulus
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Date Taken:  December 26, 2006          
Location: 
Sunglow Ranch, AZ  

Equipment: 
Takahashi FS-152 scope - STL4020

Exposure: 
LRGB = 90/20/30/30

Notes: I shot 10 minute exposures in luminance.  Big mistake!  The halo around Regulus is tough to tame in processing.  The inverted image shows what is there in an interesting light.
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