M66 ( upper left), M65 ( lower left) and NGC3628 are galaxies which are gravitationally bound together. Gravitational forces are warping the disk of NGC3628, which can be seen edge-on to the right. The group is approx. 35 million lightyears away.
Canon EOS 20D Modified Canon EOS 20D + TeleVue Paracor( Comacorrector) + IDAS LPS Filter on a Vixen R200SSDG ( 8"/F4) telescope.
10x360sec. + 10x30sec. exposures at ISO1600.
Postprocessing in ImagesPlus + Photoshop CS2