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(IAAC) OBJ: NGC 3184 (galaxy) INST: 14.5" FL=1580 newt.



Observer:  Todd Gross
Your skill:  Intermediate - Many years
Date and UT of observation: 11/21/00 09:00GMT
Location & latitude: 22 mi. West of Boston, Ma. 42.3N
Site classification: Suburban
Limiting magnitude (visual): approx. 5.0 zenith, 4.9 vic.object
Seeing (1 to 10 - worst-best): 3-4
Moon up (phase?): Crescent
Weather: Clear
Instrument: 14.5" f/4.29 fl=1580mm Newt 
Magnifications: Various from 83-191x including binoviewer
Filters used: None
Object: NGC3184
Constellation: Umajor
Object data: Galaxy
Size(s): 7.4x6.9 
Position:10:18 41:25
Magnitude: 10.4
Personal "rating" this aperture: C
Medium-large, uniform (dim) glow very close to
Mu UMa. Ghostly, and at first not readily 
apparent, but easily found with time. Interesting
because of it's closeness to the star. Only 
slightly elongated, but certainly not round, 
almost "shapeless" with ill-defined boundary.
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