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(IAAC) Obj: IC 2196 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian F5



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Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <kapeji@sniffout.com>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 15 Apr 02
Location of site: Sutton, West Wales (Lat 51 48 N, Elev 05 03 W)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.1 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm Newtonian F5
Magnification: none
Filter(s): 100 x 200 x
Object(s): IC 2196
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 13.8  size 1.4'
Position: RA 07 :34  DEC +31 :24
Description:
Although Brighter than IC 2193 this Galaxy was no easier to detect, in fact 
I only managed to see it by printing out a detailed chart o the area and
thus knowing precisely where to look, as with 2193 it was barely detectable
and could only be glimpsed occaisionaly
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