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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3377 (HII-99), NGC 3377a (UGC 5589) - Inst: Celestron 8"



Observer: Eric Greene
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date and time of observation: Feb & March 1991, 23:00 Local
Location: Hard Labor Creek Observatory, Rutledge GA USA (Lat 34N)
Site classification: Rural
Seeing: Very Good
Transparency: Very Good
Moon: Waxing Crescent (10%), None
Instrument: Celestron 8"
Magnification: 100x, 150x
Filters used: None.
Object: NGC 3377 (HII-99), NGC 3377a (UGC 5589)
Category: External galaxy.
Classification: E5.5, dSAB(s)m
Constellation: Leo
Object data: Mag 10.4, 13.6; size 5.3x3.0 PA=35, 2.2x2.1
Position: 104741.7+135900
Description:
Eric Greene's Herschel 400 Observing Logs...
NGC Description VB,CL,LE,SVMBMBN
RNGC Description E,SLEL,BM
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Date: 19/20 Mar 1991
Bright, slightly elongated galaxy.  Easy at 100x. Strong
central brightening with nucleus at 150x.
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Date: 08/09 Feb 1991
Bright galaxy with strong central condensation.  Easy at
100x, but no sign of NGC 3377A at that power.
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