Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3877Other name: UGC 6745
RA: 11h 46.1m DEC: +47° 30'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11
Size: 5.3' x 1.2'
PA: 35°
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: Sc
Description: B,L,mE 37
Notes: H I 201,edge on spiral,16' south from Chi UMa
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 13/14.3.2004 23:55
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: deepsky
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 5.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 75°
Weather: -10°C, foggy
Description: Bad luck, just when I started to sketch dense fog sneaked up on the sky. Despite of fog I finished the sketch. NGC 3877 is a bright NE-SW elongated edge-on galaxy which has a clear core surrounded by halo. I didn't detach any spiral structure.
Updated: 14.3.2004 12:58