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Alessi J0343.5-2924

Alessi J0343.5-2924, DSH J0343.5-2924, Streicher J034305-2925

RA: 03h 43m 34s
Dec: −29° 24′ 48″

Con: Fornax
Ch: MSA:378, U2:356, SA:18

Ref: DSH_AST_BEST, Streicher

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Type: asterism

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 16′ x 8′
PA: ?

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Magda Streicher

2006 October 20

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12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 218x)

Conditions: Good

Very much a modified letter J with 8 more or less 9-magnitude yellowish stars. The top bar is to the south and house a double star, but what is realy nice is the J-curl which looks quite well done. Eight 10 magnitude stars which is outstanding against the star field. Very loose in shape.

2006

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12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 218x)

Conditions: Good

More or less 14, faint 12.5 magnitude stars in a splash around the 8.5 HD 127731 and 20' SE from NGC 5643.

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