(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3593 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)

Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@cox.net>
Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 02/09/02 12:30am PST
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft.)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6, some light pollution <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 22x, 30x, 73x, 110x
Object(s): NGC 3593
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 11  size 5.0' x 2.3'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Couldn’t be seen at 22x but caught a glimpse at 30x.  Quite small at 73x and 
somewhat bright elongated gray patch.  The galaxy is trapped within a group of 
stars that form an equilateral pentagon: base - GSC 861:531 and  GSC 861:1053,  
12.8 mag GSC 861:1007 (was this star dim!), GSC 861:1250 and GSC 854:1316. A stellar core is revealed at 110x with dimmer outer shell.  
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