Basic object information

Object name: NGC 3872
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.7
Size: 1.9'x1.2'
Position angle: 25
Object classification: Elliptical
Description: B,S,R,smbM *
Notes: H II 104;P w UGC 6758 at 19.0';PA101;comp PA 259;0.2'X0.2'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 11h 45m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +13 46' 00"

Constellation: Leo


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.4.2007 1:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x

Filter:

Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: II

Height: 33


Weather: -5C, windy

NE-SW oriented galaxy, brighter core with averted vision.