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NGC3628 is a giant spiral galaxy seen nearly edge on from the Earth.
It lies at a distance of about 35 million light years and is about 100 thousand light across, about 50% smaller than the Milky Way.
This wide field image was taken with the 4" Astrograph
and shows NGC 3628 in context with two other prominent
sprial galaxies in Leo.
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