Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3079Other name: UGC 5387
RA: 10h 2m DEC: +55° 41'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 8.1' x 1.3'
PA: 165°
Surface brightness: 13.4
Classification: SBc
Description: vB,L,mE 135,long streak
Notes: H V 47,brightest of 3,comp 6.5 nf,0.9'X0.4',mag 14.6
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 6/7.4.2013 1:30
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IHeight: 64°
Weather: -7°C, no wind
Description: A 10 mag edge-on galaxy. The brighter areas on the southern head and the western edge of northern part.
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00