Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3166Other name: UGC 5516
RA: 10h 13.8m DEC: +3° 26'
Constellation: SEX
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.4
Size: 4.8' x 1.9'
PA: 87°
Surface brightness: 12.9
Classification: SBO-a
Description: B,pS,R,psmbM,2nd of 3
Notes: H I 3,brightest in group
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 26/27.3.2011 21:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 1Height: 32°
Weather: -13°C, clouds, bad transparency
Description: A dominant core in the middle of an elliptical haze. Annoying to observe because of fast moving clouds.
Updated: 6.4.2011 20:42