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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3301 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 3301
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: (R')SB(rs)0a
Position: 103655.6+215258
Data: Mag 11.43:12.31; Size 3.55'x1.02' 52 deg
Object Rating: B
Description:
Pretty small, pretty bright, very much elongated Np/Sf. Very
suddenly much brighter to the middle, with a bright round
nuclear region set between faint extended arms. Lies south
of a triangle of 11th mag stars.
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