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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3348 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03/03/03  02:20 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 37 57', Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 3348
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.2  size 2.2' X 2.2'
Position: RA 10:47  DEC +72:50
Description:
Round with a uniform halo which which rather gently fades into the background.
Brightens toward core.  A brighter field star is located just off the W. edge.
Located with direct vision at 36x.  Bears magnification well.  Best seen at
136x.
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