(IAAC) Obj: NGC3226 - Inst: 18" f/4.5 Dob-Newtonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Cooper <acooper@pobox.com>
Observer: Andrew Cooper
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 28 Dec 2002
Location of site: Sentinel, Arizona (Lat 32.82, Elev 700ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 18" f/4.5 Dob-Newtonian
Magnification: 174
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC3226
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 10.9  size 2.8'
Position: RA 10:23  DEC 19:53
A nice pair, NGC3226 is an evenly round halo in the outer edge
of the spiral NGC 3227, round, even, moderate core, no other
detail noted
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