Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3681Other name: UGC 6445
RA: 11h 26.5m DEC: +16° 52'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 3' x 2.2'
PA: 170°
Surface brightness: 12.8
Classification: SBbc
Description: B,pS,R,bM
Notes: H II 159,NGC 3684 at 14,44
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.4.2007 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIHeight: 45°
Weather: -8°C
Description: ~11 mag galaxy which is little elliptical in NW-SE direction. The core is also elliptical in same direction and much brighter than the halo around it.
Updated: 15.8.2007 22:27