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(IAAC) Obj: NGC3225 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster



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Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 36:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC3225
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Scd
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 12.6v  size 2.3'x1.2'
Position: RA 10:25  DEC +58:08
Description:
120X- NGC3225 appears as a very faint blob located with diffculty. 
(Averted Vision)
220X- NGC3225 has a faint halo with direct vision. The core is only a slightly brighter round spot. No other detail detected. The galaxy is located near the center of a butterfly of brighter stars. No other DSO's in the FOV. 
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