(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3344 - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars

Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/05/09 4h20 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Québec, Canada (Lat 45.4542°, Elev 316 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): NGC 3344
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SABbc
Constellation: LMi
Data: mag 9.9  size 6.9 x 6.4
Position: RA 10:44  DEC 24:55
In Leo Minor, at ~ 1¾° N of 41 LMi. Considering the excellent transparency of the sky tonight, I observe without too many problems the galaxy with averted vision. It forms an equilateral triangle with 2 brilliant stars and NGC 3344 is at the top. No other details visible.
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