(IAAC) Obj: ngc3293 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 27 June 1998 0905UT
Location of site: Mt. Keira (Lat 35s, Elev 400m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55
Object(s): ngc3293
Category: Reflection nebula.
Constellation: Car
Data: mag 4.7  size 40min
Position: RA 10:36  DEC -58:14
Saw it as about 20min in diameter and very rich. Very pretty 'S' shaped cluster with three stars, one distinctly orange,the other two bluish and the middle one a wide binary, running down the slope of the "S".
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