(IAAC) Obj: M105 (NGC 3379, HI-17), NGC 3384 (HI-18), NGC 3389 (HII-41) - Inst: Celestron 8"
Observer: Eric Greene
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date: Jan 1979, March 1991, May 1993 (All around 2200 Local)
Location: W. Palm Beach FL, Rutledge GA USA (Lat 26N, 34N)
Site classification: Rural
Transparency: Good to Excellent
Seeing: Good to Excellent
Instrument: Celestron 8"
Magnification: 100x, 150x
Filters used: None.
Object: M105 (NGC 3379, HI-17), NGC 3384 (HI-18), NGC 3389 (HII-41)
Category: External galaxy.
Classification: E1, SB(s)0-:, SA(s)c III
Object data: Mag 9.3, 9.9, 11.9; size 5.4x4.8, 5.5x2.5 PA=53, 2.7x1.3 PA=112
Position: 104749.9+123457, 104817.2+123749
Eric Greene's Herschel 400 Observing Logs...
NGC Description VB,CL,R,PSBM,R
RNGC Description BE,R,BM
A bright galaxy. Dim outer areas with large bright
center. Round. In same field with 3384.
NGC Description VB,L,R,PSMBM,2nd OF 3
RNGC Description BE,EL,BM
Date: 15/16 May 1993
In same field as M105 and 3389. Another bright galaxy.
Elongated with smaller bright nucleus.
Date: 09/10 Mar 1991
Easy. In same field as M105 - a bit smaller and dimmer,
but center appears almost as bright. Easy at 100x.
Date: 28 Jan 1979 (West Palm Beach FL)
In same field with M105. M105 is the brighter, however
3384 is slightly larger than 105. A very good field!
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