NGC 3239

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Leo 10h25.1 +17°10' 5.2' x 3.7' 12 32 Mly

NGC 3239 is a very dim irregular galaxy located around 32 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.
The bright spot in the middle of the galaxy is a foreground Milky Way star.
At least 8 other very distant galaxies are visible in this image.


 NGC 3239 irregular galaxy

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Image data :

Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
March 25, 2020 Centurion 18" L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
RGB 300
Max Entropy, LRGB, DDP