NGC 3384
DSS image of NGC 3384
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3384, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3384

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10
Size  5.9' x 5.4' @ 53°
Right Ascension  10h 48' 16.8"  (2000)
Declination  12° 37' 45" N
Constellation  Leo
Description  vB, L, R, psmbM, 2nd of 3
Classification  E7
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 18, 2004    Sentinel, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Part of an attractive trio with NGC3379 and NGC3389, small, bright, stellar nucleus, bright halo with no detail

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

Two faint nebula [NGC3379 and NGC3384]. p much larger and brighter [NGC3379], with stellar nucleus. H., a third, making right angled triangle [NGC3389]. Sm., a neat little pair, nf, well seen 80. Among the nebulæ, in a round patch of 2° or 3°, in a region of few stars. 1m 4s p 36' s is M96. Very bright nebula. E. of Rosse, spiral. 2m 48s p M96 is M95. E. of Rosse, two ellipses, centre resolved?
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
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NGC 3384