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Contains:  NGC 3521
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Technical card

Resolution: 1356x1071

Dates:Feb. 25, 2018

Frames: 1x600"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.81% job: 2400050

RA center: 166.453 degrees

DEC center: -0.035 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.626 degrees

Field radius: 0.254 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


NGC 3521, located in Leo, is about 35 million light-years from Earth. It is about 50,000 light-years long, with a bright and compact core and a detailed spiral arm structure.The most prominent feature of NGC 3521 is that its long spiral arms are dotted with a large number of star-forming regions and are covered with the veins of dust clouds. Its irregular spiral arms make NGC 3521 a typical representative of flocculent spiral galaxies. The spiral arms of these galaxies are blurred, in sharp contrast to those of spiral galaxies with clear spiral arms.

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