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(IAAC) Obj: M3 - Inst: 200mm F6 Dobson



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Observation Poster: Ve <vedran_vrhovac@yahoo.com>
Observer: Ve
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 08.12.2005. 04:50UT
Location of site: Novo Cice (Lat 45.71, Elev 105m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm F6 Dobson
Magnification: 38x, 200x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M3
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: CVc
Data: mag 6.2  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
M3 is beautiful globular cluster. When I first saw him som 6 months ago in 76/700 relfector it was just grainy, gray ball of ligth. Now, thru the 200mm scope it is superb sight. 
Using 32mm eyepiece, I saw grainy ball. Then I switched to 6mm eyepiece and the cluster was almost 80% resolved. Fantastic sight.
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