NGC 3227 – May 20, 2017

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Date and Time: 2017-05-20 22:45
Observer: Default Observer
Object Class: Galaxy
Object Coordinates: 10h24m26.7s, +19°46’39”
Constellation: Leo
Magnitude: 11.5
Altitude: 58°

Object: NGC 3227
Location: Texas Star Party
Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is bad, transparency is good.
Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob
Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x and Orion Edge-On 9mm, 167x. They’re both fairly bright, with bright starlike cores. 3227 is elongated along the axis of which it would be intersecting 3226, and 3226 shows maybe a slight elongation towards 3227 at the top of the eyepiece field of view. They’re both fairly small.

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