(IAAC) Obj: NGC3310 - Inst: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 04282001-01:45EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200
Magnification: 117X, 203X, 314X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC3310
Category: External galaxy.
Class: ?
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.5v  size 3.8' x 3.5'
Position: RA 10:38.8  DEC +53:30
Dim round spot with moderately bright core with soft boundry. Thes are brighter knots in the core to the North and South that gives the core a bipolar appearance.
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