M65 - M66 and supernova 2013a

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M65 and M66 are spiral galaxies in the constellation of Leo.

M65 is 24 million light years away and M66 is 21.5 million light years away.

This image was taken with an Atik 314L+ mono camera through a Vixen FL102S refractor with 0.8x focal reducer.

Luminance 18 x 10 minute subs and the RGB each 13 x 5 minute subs binned x2