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(IAAC) Obj: NGC3041 (HII-98) - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5



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Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 26 Apr 2001   21:35 UT
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51.78 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x 200x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC3041 (HII-98)
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBc
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 11.5  size 3.7
Position: RA 09:53  DEC +16:40
Description:
A hazy patch that only showed with averted vision nevertheless it was
quite large, but still quite a difficult object, has a listed SB of
14.7 and the downloaded image clearly shows why!
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