Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3137Other name: ESO 435-47
RA: 10h 9.1m DEC: -29° 4'
Constellation: ANT
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.5
Size: 6.2' x 2.2'
PA: 1°
Surface brightness: 14.2
Classification: SBc
Description: vF,S,lE
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 22:55
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIIHeight: 32°
Weather: +8°C, strong wind
Description: A quite easy at low powers, 115x shows that it's N-S oriented and brighter in the middle. A star involved on the west edge.
Updated: 17.6.2008 19:40