Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3666Other name: UGC 6420
RA: 11h 24.4m DEC: +11° 21'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12
Size: 4.6' x 1.3'
PA: 100°
Surface brightness: 13.6
Classification: SBc
Description: F,E 90,*6 f 34",5' n
Notes: H I 20,UGC 6420,Nearly edge-on
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 9/10.4.2007 23:39
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IHeight: 40°
Weather: -7°C
Description: Highly elongated in W-E direction, brighter in the middle. The halo is somewhat longer on the east side and the whole galaxy is kind of lopsided.
Updated: 15.8.2007 22:21