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(IAAC) OBJECT: NGC3898 (galaxy) INST: 14.5" Dob-newt fl-1580mm



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: NGC3898
Constellation: Umajor
Object data: Galaxy
Size(s): 4.4x2.6
Position: 11:49 56:05
Magnitude: 10.7
Personal "rating" this aperture: C-
Dim, uninteresting, looks like an elliptical.
Viewed same session as NGC3310 which
has more personality with it's bright core. This
is just a round galaxy, looking much like a 
small, dim, unresolved globular without 
central brightening.
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