Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2985
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.4
Size: 4.6'x3.4'
Position angle: 0
Object classification: Sb
Description: vB,cL,R,psmbM,* inv f
Notes: H I 78;diff BN;many poor res knotty arms; P w NGC 3027 at 25'

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 09h 50m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +72 17' 00"

Constellation: Ursa Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 30/31.1.2009 23:20

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 326x

Filter:

Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.9

Background sky: 2 (21.34)

Seeing: 3

Height: 74
Visuality: I
Weather: -20C

Somewhat elongated in NE-SW direction, small brighter patch on the NW edge.