(IAAC) Obj: NGC3570 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5


Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/may/2001
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51 47 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x
Object(s): NGC3570
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SO
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 13.5  size 1.0'
Position: RA 11:12  DEC +27:35
A very difficult object, it appeared as a faint star only, no nebulosity was visisble, there are several galaxies in the field forming a little cluster but I only saw this one and with difficulty at that.
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