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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2310 - 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: 14 01 2005
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 1509' N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <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
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 2310
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Pup
Data: mag 11,8  size 4,4x1,8'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Surprisingly bright edge-on galaxy in the vicinity of the winter Milky Way in 
southern Puppis. NGC 2310 is very easily visible as a 3x0,7' streak of light. 
It features a slightly brighter elongated center and a dim 10" wide core that 
is visible only at 342x magnification.
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