Basic object information

Object name: NGC 3666
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.7
Size: 4.4'x1.0'
Position angle: 100
Object classification: SBc
Description: F,E 90,*6 f 34'',5' n
Notes: H I 20;UGC 6420;Nearly edge-on

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 11h 24m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +11 21' 00"

Constellation: Leo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 9/10.4.2007 23:39

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: II

Height: 40

Weather: -7C

Highly elongated in W-E direction, brighter in the middle. The halo is somewhat longer on the east side and the whole galaxy is kind of lopsided.