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RA: 13h 37m 18.69s
Dec: −49° 44′ 55.82″
Ch: MSA:952, U2:403, SA:21
Type: galaxy, S/Ir
Mag: B=14.46, V=?
Size: 1.737′ x 0.512′
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Date: 2008 April 10, Thursday night
Location: Sutherland (town, Jurg's guest house)
Sky conditions: Dark, clear
Telescope: 12-inch f/4.9 Dobsonian
Eyepieces: 25mm Sirius Plossl, 60x, 46' fov & 10mm Sirius Plossl, 150x, 14/17' fov
Working on MSA chart 953, star hopping from Omega Centauri.
This galaxy lies about 3 degrees southeast of Omega Centauri.
At 60x it appears as a very faint smudge, perhaps oval SW-NE (see rough field sketch), about 0.7 arcminutes long (the same size as stars B-C).
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