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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3300 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 3300
Date & Time of Observation: 4/30/2000 21:15:00
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: SAB(r)0a:?
Constellation: Leo
Position: 103638.5+141019
Data: Mag :13.10p; Size 1.91'x1.00' 173 deg
Object Rating: C+
Description:
Pretty small, pretty faint, elongated N/S. Very much brighter
to the middle, with a lenticular nucleus. Dust lane suspected
on the preceeding edge. 3 bright stars lie in the field.
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