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(IAAC) Obj: NGC3678 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5



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Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/may/2001
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51 47 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC3678
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sbc
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 13.6  size 48"
Position: RA 11:26  DEC +27:51
Description:
Extremly faint, I saw the galaxy when I first looked but it soon disappeared,
 averted vision only, the vaguest hint of it's prescence was all I could see,
No stellar nucleus, just a nigh on impossible smear.
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