1680 x 1050
Object Type: Spiral
Size: 14' x 3.6''
NGC 3628 is an edge-on galaxy
that is part of the "Leo Trio" of galaxies along with M65 and M66.
14" LX200R/STL-11000M/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
Exposures: LRGB: L 10 x 6 minutes, binned 2x2: R 10 x 6 minutes: G
10 x 6 minutes: B 10 x 6 minutes: RGB binned 3x3
Date: March 28, 2009
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using CCDAutoPilot2, and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in
Registar 1.0. A high-pass filter of 4 pixels was applied to the bright portions of the