Basic object information
Name: NGC 3877
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.0
Surface brightness: 12.9 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 5.6'x1.2'
Position angle: 35
Object classification: Sc
Description: B,L,mE 37
Notes: PA 35,edge on spiral,16' south from Chi UMA

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 11h 46m 08.0s
Declination: +47 29' 38"

Constellation: Ursa Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 13/14.3.2004 23:55

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter: deepsky

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: ~5.2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 75
Visuality: II
Weather: -10C, foggy

Bad luck, just when I started to sketch dense fog sneaked up on the sky. Despite of fog I finished the sketch. NGC 3877 is a bright NE-SW elongated edge-on galaxy which has a clear core surrounded by halo. I didn't detach any spiral structure.

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