Regulus and Leo I

Photographer
Chad Quandt
Email
chad_quandt@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Mechanicsville, MD
Date/Time of photo
Nov 2016
Equipment
ZWO ASI 1600mc-cool, Celestron RASA, Paramount MX
Description
This small galaxy is nearly hidden by the glare of Regulus, the brilliant but much closer star that dominates this image. This image contains a mere 43 minutes of exposure and while the halo is an artifact, I find it reminiscent of an earlier era of astrophotography.
Website
www.oldestshowonearth.com
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