(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3598 - 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 3598
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E-SO
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.8'
Position: RA 11:15  DEC +17:15
Small and rather faint, it showed a tiny stellar nucleus, although it was
visible with direct vision it was nonetheless quite a difficult object to get
a good look at. It has, as a neighbor, the edge on spiral NGC 3592 but i was
unable to catch even a glimpse of it, but with a magnitude of 13.7 and a SB of
14.8 it's not suprising.
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