Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3949Other name: UGC 6869
RA: 11h 53.7m DEC: +47° 52'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 2.9' x 1.7'
PA: 120°
Surface brightness: 12.6
Classification: Sbc
Description: cB,pL,pmE,vgbM
Notes: H I 202,comp 4.4',PA273,0.3'X0.1'
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 26/27.3.2011 22:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: 1Height: 74°
Weather: -15°C
Description: A diffuse nucleus in the NW-SE elongated galaxy. Some brighter structure can be seen with averted vision.
Updated: 6.4.2011 20:48