(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3511, NGC 3513 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5

Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 24 Mar 2004
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15°N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 342x
Object(s): NGC 3511, NGC 3513
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cra
Data: mag various  size various
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC3511: 11mag, 5,4x2’. At 342x bright 4x1,2’ oval that features an elongated 
core of ~30”. With averted vision I could faintly see a spiral arm structure in 
the galaxy’s western side. Both ends of the oval touch two faint stars (approx 
13 and 14 mag).
NGC3513: 11,5mag, 3x2,5’. Round faint glow of 3’ diameter that shows a faint 
elongated (E-W) core.The distance between the two galaxies is about 10’.
Nice and easy target in constallation Crater.
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