NGC3628


NGC3628, also known as the Hamburger Galaxy, an unbarred spiral galaxy, in the constellation Leo. This Galaxy is one of the galaxies that makes up the Leo Triplets and is approximately 35 million light years away from Earth. It has a faint tidal tail that stretches 300,000 light years across due to its interaction with a nearby galaxy.


Equipment:

Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD 0.7x reducer

Celestron CGEM DX mounted on a SkyShed Pier imaged from the SkyShed POD

ZWO ASI2600mc-pro Imaging Camera

Astronomik UV/IR filter

Celestron OAG with ASI174mm guide camera

ZWO ASIair Pro for image acquisition and gear control.


Image Specs:

75 x 300 second exposures Gain 100

Camera sensor cooled to -0°C

Calibrated (with darks, flats, dark flats) and stacked in Astro Pixel Processor

Post processed in PixInSight


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