Regulus and Leo I

Chad Quandt
Location of photo
Mechanicsville, MD
Date/Time of photo
Nov 2016
ZWO ASI 1600mc-cool, Celestron RASA, Paramount MX
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.
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