Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2997
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 8.9'x6.8'
Position angle: 110
Object classification: SBc
Description: ! vF,vL,vgvsbMN 4'',19s.5 d
Notes: H V 50

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 45m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -31 11' 00"

Constellation: Antlia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: NOT (2390 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 29/30.3.2008 23:30

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 95x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.4

Background sky: 1

Seeing: 2

Height: -
Visuality: I
Weather: +4C, huminidy 27%, wind 16 m/s, seeing 0,8"

A superb spiral-galaxy in Antlia. There are clear spiral arms visible on the southwest and northeast edge at 95x. The central area is pretty bright and NW-SE elongated.