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(IAAC) Obj: M 105 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 EQ



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Observer: Jeff Medkeff
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 2-28-98
Location of site: Rockland Observatory, Sierra Vista, Arizona (Lat +31.5, Elev 4550 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 EQ 
Magnification: 32 68 90 120 230
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M 105
Category: External galaxy
Class: 
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A very bright galaxy with a remarkably bright condensed center, almost
stellar, but noticably large under high powers. The outer areas drop
off in brightness quickly. Gives the impression of being round, almost
face on. Also visible in 6x40 binoculars.
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