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Leo Triplet
Penryn, California
February 2004
FS-128G  (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 10  minutes each


NGC 3628 (lower left), together with its neighbors M65 (lower right) and M 66 (upper right), form a most conspicuous triplet of galaxies, the Leo Triplett or M66 group, located at a distance of about 35 million light years.

Color data was collected with a 80% illuminated moon.