Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3631Other name: UGC 6360
RA: 11h 21m DEC: +53° 10'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.4
Size: 5' x 4.8'
Surface brightness: 13.7
Classification: Sc
Description: pB,L,R,svmbMrN
Notes: H I 226,SN 1964a,UGC 6360,Arp 27
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 6/7.4.2013 2:55
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIIHeight: 61°
Weather: -8°C
Description: Not the easiest one, but still a very beautiful spiral galaxy. Due the low surface brightness, only the brightest shapes of the spiral arms were visible.
Updated: 27.9.2013 22:00