Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3626Other name: NGC 3632
RA: 11h 20.1m DEC: +18° 21'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11
Size: 3.2' x 2.4'
PA: 157°
Surface brightness: 12.6
Classification: Sa
Description: B,S,vlE,sbM
Notes: H II 52,Indense part of clust,nearest comp 2' PA73 .5'X0.4'
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 14/15.3.2012 22:11
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 47°
Weather: -4°C, windy
Description: This relatively modest galaxy belongs to Caldwell's list, #40. There is a little bit brighter area on the NW side of the core whereas galaxy itself is NW-SE oriented.
Updated: 28.2.2013 22:00