DSS image of NGC3608
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC3608, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC3608
Overlaid DSS image of NGC3608, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11
Size  3.5' x 3' @ 75°
RA (2000)  11h 16' 59.0"
Dec (2000)  18° 8' 55" N
Constellation  Leo
Description  B, pL, R, psbM, 3rd of 3

Observing Notes

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

Nice trio with NGC3607 5.5' to the south and NGC3605 2.5' further south, small, round, distinct core, even halo with no detail, mid-brightest of the trio
Other Data Sources for NGC3608
Nearby objects for NGC3608
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.