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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3649 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5



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Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51 47 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x 200x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 3649
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBa
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 13.7  size 1.4'
Position: RA 11:22  DEC +20:12
Description:
This extremely small and faint galaxy was only just inside the limits of
 visibility, popping up as the Averted vision grabbed it, the sky was
 spectacularly clear and previously difficult galaxies were seen in a wide
 field 32mm eyepiece!, (not this one though) the galaxy is a close neighbor to
 NGC3646 and lies to the NE of it
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