Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3223Other name: IC 2571
RA: 10h 21.6m DEC: -34° 16'
Constellation: ANT
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11
Size: 4.1' x 2.7'
PA: 135°
Surface brightness: 13.3
Classification: Sb
Description: pB,vL,vlE,pslbMN
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 23:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 27°
Weather: +8°C, strong wind
Description: NW-SE elongated galaxy, some very faint details are visible occasionally with averted vision but exact places and shapes cannot be detected. A stellar core is surrounded by brighter oval area.
Updated: 7.6.2008 0:28