(IAAC) Obj: NGC3377 - Inst: 30cm, f:10, SCT, LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03182001-23:40EST
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10, SCT, LX200
Magnification: 117X. 203X, 314X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC3377
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E1
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 9.3v  size 3.9' x 3.9'
Position: RA 10:47.8  DEC +12:35
314X -  Round fuzzy with a bright large core. The faint outer haloappears
mottled and fades away to a soft edge. There is a dim star to the N-W just outside the fading halo. There is a galaxy (NGC3384) about 6' toward the NE and another fainter galaxy (NGC3389) about 10' toward the S-E
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