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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3626 - 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 3626
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SO-a
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 11  size 3.2'
Position: RA 11:20  DEC +18:21
Description:
Good size, looks slightly stretched NS with bright stellar nucleus. A scattering of mag 13 and 14 stars in the same field, at 200X the galaxy looked like an E class which it nearly is!
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