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 - 745' x 10. North is up.

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