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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3605 - 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 3605
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.4'
Position: RA 11:16  DEC +18:00
Description:
A faint companion to the large Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3607, It lies south of the
monster which threatens to dim it from view, nevertheless tiny 3605 holds its
own and appears a a small faint smudge south of  the lumbering giant.
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