Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2618
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.7
Size: 2.5'x2.0'
Position angle: 140
Object classification: Sab
Description: eF,pL,iF
Notes: H III 257;very diffuse outside

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 08h 35m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +0 42' 00"
Constellation: Hydra

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 24/25.3.2009 23:35

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x
Field: 23'
Background sky: 3 (20.70)Visuality: IV

Filter:
NE Lim.mag: 6.7
Seeing: 3
Height: 23

Weather: -13C

Difficult roundish haze even with averted vision because of low surface brightness (or because I was freezing, hrr!).