Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC3675 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)


Date & Time: May 2 2011, from 23:28 to 24:18 JST(+0900)
Composed 6shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain (f=2500mm, F10.0)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(2784×1848)
Device Size...DX Format (24×16mm)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200




NGC3675 / Galaxy, type SA(s)b II
R.A.11h 26m 07.8s (2000.0)
Dec.+43° 35' 05" (2000.0)
Apparent Size5.8×3.0'
Radial Velocity+724km/s
Magnitude11.0
Distance40 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC3675 Group
Other IDsUGC 6439, CGCG 214-5
MCG +7-24-4, PGC 35164
This image shows you a small but easy to observe spiral of NGC3675 positioned between hind legs of Big Bear. The galaxy is about 40 millions light years away, has a concentric circled arms and a dark lane around central nucleus.




NGC3642

Arp 299(NGC3690)


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