Basic object information

Object name: NGC 3853 & PGC 213877
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 12.4 & 15.3
Size: 1.6'x1.0' & 20"

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 11h 44m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +16 33' 00"

Constellation: Leo


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.4.2007 0:05

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x

Filter:

Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: III

Height: 44


Weather: -5C, windy

A very typical NGC-galaxy, elongated in NW-SE, somewhat brighter elliptical core. A 15.3 mag galaxy PGC 213877 found accidentally from the west-side.