Observed:  Points: 10

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as of 03/29/2023 10:57 a.m.

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General Info

TypeElliptical Galaxy
Right ascension10h47'49.700''
Size2 arc min
Catalog Designations NGC3379, M105
Discovered 1781 Pierre Mechain

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The Date is only really useful for solar system objects, as deep space objects move measurably only on a galactic timescale.

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Orion 10'' SkyQuest dobsonian
20 points

Another extremely faint galaxy I was able to resolve in Leo, grouped close to several others visible in the area.

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