Basic object information

Object name: NGC 3681
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.6
Size: 3.0'x2.2'
Position angle: 170
Object classification: SBbc
Description: B,pS,R,bM
Notes: H II 159;NGC 3684 at 14;44

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 11h 26m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +16 52' 00"

Constellation: Leo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.4.2007 0:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: II

Height: 45

Weather: -8C

~11 mag galaxy which is little elliptical in NW-SE direction. The core is also elliptical in same direction and much brighter than the halo around it.