Spiral Galaxy NGC3432 in Leo Minor
(RA 10h 52.5m , Dec. +36° 37', 11.2 mag., 6.9 x 1.9 arcmin.)
This faint edge-on spiral galaxy can be found about 5° E of b Leo Minoris (see finder chart below).
The above image was taken on December 3, 2000 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 SCT with f6.3 focal reducer. White exposures (16 x 60 sec.) were combined using AIP4WIN.
North is to the right.
Map created in Guide 7.0 - 7°45' x 10°. North is up.
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