Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6700
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 1.4'x1.0'
Position angle: 115
Object classification: SBc
Description: eF,lE,dif,iR

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 18h 46m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +32 17' 00"

Constellation: Lyra


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 25/26.10.2005 20:15

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 305x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 44
Visuality: IV
Weather: -4C, thin clouds

Very difficult galaxy in these conditions. There is only a weak disk, which is even brightness, visible with averted vision.