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  Leo Triplet

Leo Triplet
Image credit: © lightning1

Uploader comment: The Leo Triplet is a group of 3 Galaxies. Taken with a Canon 1000D through an 80ED on a Nexstar SLT GT.


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Comment icon #10 Posted by bee on 7 April, 2009, 23:34
That's an incredible picture. And of special interest to me as Leo is my star-sign..... You know....I bet you if you did enlargements/prints of your beautiful pictures...especially if you did theAstrological could sell them and get a nice little business going... They would look fabulous framed and hanging on the wall. Just a thought.
Comment icon #9 Posted by lightning1 on 7 April, 2009, 23:41
Thanks a lot Bee! Thats nice of you mate. You should see some of the pictures people get and put on Astrophotography forums, they make mine look pathetic! Would be great to get some kind of business or do a job like that or possibly doing anything I slightly enjoyed!Cheers mate!Jamie
Comment icon #8 Posted by Still Waters on 10 April, 2009, 18:57
Oh I was going to say Leo is my star sign, the same as Bee.....very good pic
Comment icon #7 Posted by lightning1 on 10 April, 2009, 20:53
Thanks a lot Still! Nice one!
Comment icon #6 Posted by thefinalfrontier on 2 May, 2009, 9:18
Thanks lighting for the wonderful photos you post, Simply awsome man,Regards;TFF
Comment icon #5 Posted by lightning1 on 16 May, 2009, 23:12
Ah TFF! Thanks amigo!All the best
Comment icon #4 Posted by Meeka on 3 October, 2009, 2:19
That is very lovely... Though I'm not a Leo, I seem to attract many of them, lol! So wheres the Capricorn at?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Meeka on 3 October, 2009, 2:19
That is very lovely... Though I'm not a Leo, I seem to attract many of them, lol! So wheres the Capricorn at?
Comment icon #2 Posted by aspiritseeker on 19 March, 2010, 23:54
WOW. How the heck do you take these fabulous photos?! They seem like I can go outside and look up and voila, I can see them! Fantabulous!!!! It seems like such a waste that we can never at this time in our lives, be able to touch those stars physically. Maybe astronauts will, but us lay people, we can only go where our minds take us.....maybe we can go????hmmmm. Great job.....I know I can be corny, but......thats because I am geeky and open to all of everything life has to offer that we do not see with our eyes or touch with our hands or smell with our noses, life is fa...
Comment icon #1 Posted by lightning1 on 22 March, 2010, 23:54
Thanks a lot Meeka and Michele for the awesome comments! All the best Jamie

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