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(IAAC) Obj: Palomar 3 (UGC 5439, Sextans C Dwarf) - Inst: 20" f/4 dob



Observer: Barbara Wilson
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date and time of observation: 8-Jan-1995, 5:04 local
Location & latitude: Columbus TX USA, Lat +30N, Elev 5000'
Site classification: rural
Transparency (1 to 10, 10 best): 6.5
Seeing (1 to 10 - 10 best): 6
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: 20" f/4 dob
Magnification: 288x
Filters used: None.
Object: Palomar 3 (UGC 5439, Sextans C Dwarf)
Category: Extragalactic glob. External galaxy?
Classification: V(TIP): 18, V(HB): 20.55, CLASS: 12
Constellation: Sex
Object data: Mag 13.92, Size 2.8'
RA/Dec: 100531 +0004.3
Description:
Barbara Wilson's Globular Cluster Observations...
SOURCE: Skiff
In a 17' field, Pal 3 is large - about 2.5' visually. It is faint
but a distinct haze at location plotted on MegaStar. No resolution.
AKA: Sextans C Discoverer: Wilson, Baade
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