DSS image of NGC3521
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC3521, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC3521
Overlaid DSS image of NGC3521, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  8.9
Size  11.2' x 9.5' @ 163°
RA (2000)  11h 5' 48.5"
Dec (2000)  0° 2' 9" S
Constellation  Leo
Description  cB, cL, mE 140, vsmbMN

Observing Notes

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

Very nice, large, bright, distinct core, elongated north-south, stellar nucleus

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

Large, elongated. D'A., 6' x 45"", with stellar nucleus. L.P., 2 nebula probably joined.
Other Data Sources for NGC3521
Nearby objects for NGC3521
6 objects found within 120'
IC660 IC661 IC662
NGC3521 IC671 IC673
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.