Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC2745  ·  NGC 3628  ·  NGC3628
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NGC3628 The Hamburger Galaxy, 


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NGC3628 The Hamburger Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-4000

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding cameras: Moravian G1-0300

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x

Software: The SkyX Pro  ·  MaxPilote  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon Luminance  ·  Astrodon Green

Dates:April 1, 2018

Astrodon Blue: 53x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 53x180" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 99x180" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 53x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.9 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~1000

Avg. Moon age: 15.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.83%

Astrometry.net job: 3247294

RA center: 11h 20' 26"

DEC center: +13° 34' 23"

Pixel scale: 1.677 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.634 degrees

Field radius: 0.343 degrees

Resolution: 1306x676

Locations: Jardin, TOUL, Lorraine, France

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


NGC 3628, also known as the Hamburger Galaxy or Sarah's Galaxy, is an unbarred spiral galaxy about 35 million light-years away in the Leo constellation. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. It has an approximate 300,000 light-years long tidal tail. Along with M65 and M66, NGC 3628 forms the Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies. Its most conspicuous feature is the broad and obscuring band of dust on the outer edge of its spiral arms, effectively transecting the galaxy to the Earth view.



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    NGC3628 The Hamburger Galaxy, 


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NGC3628 The Hamburger Galaxy,