NGC 3628 – The Hamburger Galaxy (also called Sarah’s Galaxy) is an unbarred spiral galaxy located about 35 million light years away from Earth in the constellation Leo. Although pictured alone here (due to narrow field of view of my telescope setup), it is part of a group of galaxies commonly called the Leo Triplet which includes M65 and M66.


  • Comprised of 24 x 5 minute exposures for each filter: Red, Green, Blue – and 10 x 5 minute exposures of Luminance.
  • Captured the night of 17 March, 2021
  • Captured remotely at Rusty’s RV Ranch, Rodeo, NM
  • Processed in PixInsight



Resident Tesla nut and polymath. Raised in eastern Kentucky, joined the US Navy at 19 to operate a Nuclear Reactor on a Fast-Attack submarine. After finishing his enlistment, Michael has continued to follow his passions in technology, astronomy, and of course, traveling the country.

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