Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC3198 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)
|Date & Time: ||Jan 27 2007, from 27:23 to 27:55 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4shots with 10 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D70 (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008×2000)|
A medium sized spiral galaxy at the tip of a hind leg of Big Bear (Ursa Major) is NGC3198.
The galaxy has an apparent figure of typical tilted view, and a long axis of a bit shorter than 9 arc minutes.
You can detect only dimmed elongated light through scopes because the galaxy has a visual brightness of about 11th magnitude and dimmer arms.
|NGC3198 / Galaxy, type SB(rs)c|
|R.A.||10h 19m 54.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+45° 33' 09" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies|| -|
|Other IDs||UGC 5572, CGCG 240-30|
MCG +8-19-20, PGC 30197