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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3213 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 3213
Date & Time of Observation: 3/31/2000 21:30:00
Location: Mickie Gordon Regional Park, Middleburg VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Mostly Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: Sbc:
Position: 102117.7+193907
Constellation: Leo
Data: Mag :14.18p; Size 1.12'x0.89' 133 deg
Object Rating: C
Description:
Pretty small, considerably faint, slightly oval N/S. Very
gradually brighter to the middle, with a mottled appearance.
Gamma Leonis hides the galaxy when the star is in the field.
[See prior log for nearby NGC 3222, and several prior logs
by other observers for nearby NGC 3226 and NGC 3227. -Ed.]
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