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(IAAC) Obj: NGC5444, NGC5445 - Inst: 56CM f:4.1 StarMaster Dob.



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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: 06232003/0542UT
Location of site: The Scale VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM f:4.1 StarMaster Dob.
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC5444, NGC5445
Category: External galaxy.
Class: See Below
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag XX  size XX
Position: RA XX:XX  DEC XX:XX
Description:
NGC5444, Galaxy, 12.8p, 2.4' x 2.0', Class: E+, RA:14:03:24.3, DEC:+35:07:56
120X- NGC5444 appears as a small round diffuse spot easy with direct vision.
      NGC5445 is barely detectable as a thin streak 6.7' distant to the South
      and just a little East.
220X- NGC5444 appears as a round diffuse spot gradually brightning toward 
      the center like a Globular Cluster in appearance. (Classic E0)
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NGC5445, Galaxy, 14.0p, 1.8' x 0.6', Class:S0, RA:14:03:31.4, DEC;+35:01:31
120X- NGC5445 appears as a very faint streak of light just decernable with
      direct vision.
220X- NGC5445 appears as a thin ghostly smear oriented N-E to S-W. It appears
      uniformly illuminated with a 13.6p star near the S-W end and a 12.4p star
      just East.
      No other DSO's visible in the FOV. 
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