(IAAC) Obj: NGC3689 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5

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
Object(s): NGC3689
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBc
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.7'
Position: RA 11:28  DEC +25:39
Fairly faint, though much brighter than many other galaxies in the area!  quite 
a busy field with many mag 11 - 14 stars around, the galaxy forms the point of
a triangle with two mag 10 stars at the base to the south.
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