Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3227 & NGC 3226Other name: UGC 5620
RA: 10h 23.5m DEC: +19° 52'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.3
Size: 6.6' x 5'
PA: 155°
Surface brightness: 13.4
Classification: SBa
Description: pB,cL,R,D
Notes: H II 29,P w NGC 3226,vF env surr system,50' E of Gamma Leo
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.3.2011 23:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: 2Height: 48°
Weather: -13°C
Description: Almost stellar core and rather weak spiral arms in NGC 3227. NGC 3226 is an elliptical galaxy on the north side. Drawn smaller scale than actually appeared.
Updated: 19.4.2011 21:05