Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2927Other name: UGC 5122
RA: 9h 37.3m DEC: +23° 35'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.9' x 1.1'
PA: 155°
Surface brightness: 13.6
Classification: SBb
Description: F,pL,R,lbM
Notes: small blue cond in spiral arm sp center
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 9/10.3.2005 22:33
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.3
Visuality: IIIHeight: 52°
Weather: -15°C, strong northern wind
Description: Fairly faint galaxy near by NGC 2929 group. It's somewhat elongated in NW-SE direction, the center is clearly brighter and there is also some structure visible.
Updated: 1.4.2005 17:55