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NGC 3628 is about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo and is an unbarred spiral galaxy viewed from the side. It is about the size of our own galaxy and its dust lanes can be seen throught the middle. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. It is one of the three galaxies in the Leo Trio along with M65 and M66.

Image Data : Total exp.= 3 hours.
L:R:G:B: = 24: 52: 53: 52: mins.
Location: Sunglow Ranch, AZ
Equipment: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph at f/4.9, cropped
Mount:Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee U16M with Astrodon filters
Software used: MaxIm DL, Registar, PS CS2
Image Aquisition: Peter
Image Processing: Debra