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NGC 3628 Hamburger Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jeff
NGC 3628 Hamburger Galaxy

NGC 3628 Hamburger Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:OGS 32" Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000M

Resolution: 3920x2642

Dates:May 2, 2005

Frames: 36x300"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.20%

Astrometry.net job: 2936154

RA center: 170.064 degrees

DEC center: 13.593 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.309 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.282 degrees

Field radius: 0.203 degrees

Data source: Public amateur data

Description

NGC 3628 is the largest but dimmest member of the Leo Triplet. This edge-on spiral galaxy has unusually flared ends, thought to be caused by gravitational interactions with other members M65 and M66.

Processed from public amateur data kindly shared by Jim Misti (http://www.mistisoftware.com/astronomy/).

SBIG LRGB filters:
18 x 5 minutes Luminance unbinned
6 x 5 minutes each R/G/B unbinned

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License: Attribution Creative Commons
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NGC 3628 Hamburger Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jeff