Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3147Other name: UGC 5532
RA: 10h 16.9m DEC: +73° 24'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.6
Size: 4.3' x 3.7'
PA: 155°
Surface brightness: 13.3
Classification: Sbc
Description: vB,L,R,vgvsvmbM
Notes: H I 79,vBN,many filam. narrow arms in lens
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 30/31.1.2009 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IHeight: 74°
Weather: -20°C
Description: An interesting galaxy which is elliptical in NW-SE direction and has clearly brighter core in the middle. There is a weak brighter area on the halo's NE part with averted vision. Also little detached round patch can be seen on the NE side of the galaxy.
Updated: 13.2.2009 22:10