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(IAAC) Obj: M 3 (NGC 5272) - Inst: Ultima C-8 PEC w/ 80mm f/10 MAK



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Observer: Adam Albino
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: LMT: 98/05/24 09:35pm (UTC: 1998/05/25 02:35)
Location of site: Norwell, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Ultima C-8 PEC w/ 80mm f/10 MAK
Magnification: 101, 127, 169, 254 X
Filter(s): None, UHC
Object(s): M 3 (NGC 5272)
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Bootes
Data: mag 6.4  size 16.2'
Position: RA 13:42.2  DEC +28:23
Description:
Next to M-13, I think this is the finest GC. Very large, Resolved to
the core starting at around 120X. 80mm could not really resolve it
fully. Seen noticably well even in my 7x50 finder. This is a must
object with bino's of any size.
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