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ESO 220-23

ESO 220-23, LEDA 48106, SGC 133413-4929.6

RA: 13h 37m 18.69s
Dec: −49° 44′ 55.82″

Con: Centaurus
Ch: MSA:952, U2:403, SA:21

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy, S/Ir

Mag: B=14.46, V=?

Size: 1.737′ x 0.512′
PA: 30°

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Auke Slotegraaf

2008 April 10

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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