(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
Object(s): NGC 3608
Category: External galaxy.
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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