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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2339 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5



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Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 20 Dec 2003
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7-8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 78x and 244x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2339
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 11,8  size 2,6 '
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Very faint patch of light with no structure or signs of a core at 78x. 
At 244x hints of an oval shape with faint core visible with averted vision. 
Difficult object with very low surface brightness. Needs very clear skies.
Unusual snatch in Gemini as galaxies are rare in that area.
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