NGC 3717
DSS image of NGC 3717
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3717, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3717

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.2
Size  6.2' x 1' @ 33°
Right Ascension  11h 31' 31.9"  (2000)
Declination  30° 18' 28" S
Constellation  Hydra
Description  pB, S, mE, *13 att
Classification  Sb
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Dec 29, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Bright, elongated 5'x2' northeast-southwest, a 12.5 amgnitude star northeast of the center, no notable dust lane

Andrew Cooper
Jan 31, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%

Bright, edge-on, extended 4:1 northeast-southwest, star involved with northeast end, modest core, IC2913 visible 7' south
Other Data Sources for NGC 3717
Nearby objects for NGC 3717

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NGC 3717