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Type: galaxy, S:r
Mag: B=15.18, V=?
Size: 0.602′ x 0.489′
Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Astronomy mag. 12/88 p93
12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 95x)
At last I saw a glimpse of the ring Cartwheel galaxy. This will probably one of the most faint objects spot by me with averted vision. I sketch a complete star field with the faint something and card work show that I was on the spot. A square of 9-magnitude stars to the north show the way to a very faint 13-magnitude double star and then to two more slightly wider stars close to the soft roundish faintest glow ever saw.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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