Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6643Other name: UGC 11218
RA: 18h 19.8m DEC: +74° 34'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 3.7' x 1.8'
PA: 38°
Surface brightness: 13.1
Classification: Sc
Description: pB,pL,E50,2st p
Notes: multi arm spiral
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.9.2007 0:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IIHeight: 65°
Weather: +4°C
Description: A pretty bright and large galaxy in Draco. Oriented in SW-NE direction. A brighter patch near the core on the SW-side.
Updated: 10.9.2007 21:21