NGC3628 Galaxy

It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. Located about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It has an approximately 300,000 light-years long tidal tail. NGC 3628 along with M65 and M66 form the famous Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies.

Photo Details

  Telescope: Celestron C8N (1000mm)

  Camera: Sbig ST-2000XM, Sbig Filter wheel, Baader 1.25" HLRGB filters

  Mount: NJP Takahashi

  Guiding: Self-guided

  Exposure: L 16x600sec, RGB 5x480sec

  When: March 2014

  Other information: good transparency, good seeing


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