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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5907 (Splinter Galaxy, HII-759), NGC 5906 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 5907 (Splinter Galaxy, HII-759), NGC 5906
Date & Time of Observation: 9/12/1998 22:25:00
Location: Oak Shade Observatory, Rixeyville VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Somewhat Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy. Extragalactic HII.
Class: SA(s)bc:sp II
Constellation: Dra
Position: 151552.9 +561933
Data: Mag 10.34:11.12, 11.6; Size 12.59'x1.38' 155 deg, vS
Object Rating: A
Description:
WOW!! Considerably large, pretty bright, very much
elongated N/S. Suddenly much brighter to the middle. A
bright knot in the southern arm is probably 5906. I
suspected a dust lane along the preceeding edge.
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