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The Leo Trio is a group of three galaxies in the constellation of Leo, with NGC 3628 (top), M65 (bottom right) and M66 (bottom left). The galaxies are bound together gravitationally. The group's distance from earth is estimated to be 30 million light-years.

Image Data : Total exp.= 3 hours.
L:R:G:B: = 24: 52: 53: 52: mins.
Location: Sunglow Ranch, AZ
Equipment: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph at f/4.9, cropped
Mount:Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee U16M with Astrodon filters
Software used: MaxIm DL, Registar, PS CS2
Image Aquisition: Peter
Image Processing: Debra