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(IAAC) Obj: NGC3359 - 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: 0602203/0339ut
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, 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): NGC3359
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SB
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 10.5v  size 7.3'x4.3'
Position: RA 10:46  DEC +63:13
Description:
120X- NGC3359 a faint diffuse round spot located with direct vision,though difficult.
220X- NGC3359 appears as a faint round disc with bright compact core or bar
with the faintest hint of spiral arms blending into the disc. No other DSO's
in the FOV.
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