NGC 3945

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Ursa Major 11h53.2 +60°41' 5.5' x 3.6' 11 65 Mly

NGC 3945 is a galaxy in Ursa Major at about 65 million light-years distance
It presents an unusual triple ring structure, as can be seen on the negative image below.


NGC 3945

NGC 3945, negative image


Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Apr 22, 2006 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP Very dim, unusual color???