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Hickson 44 The Gamma Leonis Group

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Observer
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
27/01/2017 - 09:00
Object
NGCs 3190 (Sa 12.1b); 3193 (E2 11.8b; 3185 SBc 13.0b and 3187 (Sd 13.4v)
Observing location
New Mexico (I wish!!)
Equipment
Planewave CDK 431mm f4.5
iTelescope 21
Exposure
4 x 300 sec Bin1
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Generally regarded as the brightest of Hickson's 100 groups, and well placed at this time of year. Just north of Gamma Leonis, well worth a peek. The galaxies are nicely varied in classification, though only vast light buckets would be able to reveal this visually. 

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