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(IAAC) Obj: M95 & M96 - Inst: 8" Ultima 8 PEC f/10



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Observer: Adam Albino
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: UTC: 1998/02/02 4:30 - EST 98/02/01 11.30pm
Location of site: Norwell, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8" Ultima 8 PEC f/10
Magnification: 39X, 111X, 166x 
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M95 &  M96
Category: External galaxy
Class: Double Galaxy
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 9.3 & 9.7  size 3.8'
Position: RA 10:45.6  DEC 11:44
Description:
Two very large and bright Messiers. Very easy. The most noticable at
39x of any that I looked at this night, with best at 111X (even though
not in the same field). Both are elongated with bright centers. Nice.
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