(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3608 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5

Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51 47 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x 200x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 3608
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 10.8  size 3.5'
Position: RA 11:17  DEC +18:08
Fairly bright galaxy, though fainter than it's neighbor NGC 3607 which lies to it's immediate south, it has nevertheless a much more evident stellar nucleus, combined with the othe 3 Galaxies it makes this an interesting piece of the sky.
This is an Herschell 400 object
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