NGC 3953  /  NGC 3917

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Object data of NGC 3953

Object type: galaxy (SBbc)
Size: 6.9' x 3.6'
Magnitude: 10.6 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 64 MLy

UGC6840 shows a faint ring surrounding a bar

SN2006bp in NGC3953


Object data of NGC 3917

Object type: galaxy (Sc)
Size: 5.0' x 1.1'
Magnitude: 12.5 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 50 MLy

Exposure data

Date: 2006-05-02 + 2006-05-03
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 21x12m / R 7x12m / G 7x6m / B 7x6m
Exposure time total: L 4h12min    /   RGB 2h48 min

Gamma UMa (Phecda) is in the neighbourhood of NGC3953