Saturday, May 2, 2015

NGC 3628 Hamburger Galaxy

NGC 3628 is often called the Hamburger Galaxy because of its divided dust lanes.  At a distance of 35 million light years away, this galaxy can be found in the constellation Leo the Lion.  At a wider field of view, this galaxy is one of three galaxies that make up the Leo Trio.

NGC 3628
(Lum) 15min X 12
(R) 15 min X 4
(G) 15 min X 4
(B) 15 min X 4
Camera: QSI683wsg at F/7
Telescope: Celestron 11" Edge HD
Mount: Celestron CGE Pro
Location: Lubbock and Fort Davis, TX
Dates: Multiple nights on February 14, 2015 (Luminance) and April 19, 2015 (RGB)
Captured with Nebulosity and guided with PHD guiding.
Processed with MaxIm DL 5 and photoshop.

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