NGC 3607 / NGC 3608 (UGC 6297 / UGC 6299) Galaxies in Leo

NGC 3607 is located at: RA 11 hours 16 minutes 55 seconds, Dec +18 degrees 03 minutes 05 seconds

Size: 5.5' x 5.0' / 4.2' x 3.0' Magnitude: 9.9 visual / 10.7 visual Class: SA(s)0^: / E2 (SA(s)0^0^: AGN2 / E2)*

 North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 460 minutes (46 x 10 minute subs), 03/31 & 04/01/2017; FWHM 2.2-3.7 per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:*

Still imaging galaxies in Leo (see NGC 3495) until the moon begins to interfere. The small galaxy southwest (lower right) of NGC 3607 is NGC 3605 (1.6'x1.2', mag 12.3 visual, Cl: E4-5).

* NED Classification.

See the CDS image/data.