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Sketch of NGC 3226 and NGC 3227 galaxy pair

ngc 3226, ngc 3227, ngc 3222 galaxies drawing

Object details: at top: NGC 3226, elliptical dwarf galaxy, magnitude 11.4m. At bottom: NGC 3227, spiral galaxy, magnitude 10.4m, at right: NGC 3222 galaxy, magnitude 12.8m.
Location and conditions: Negev desert, Israel, 6.6 NELM.
Date: 29/03/2013 , 01:48
Instrument: Skywatcher 250mm F/5 Newtonian, 13mm Vixen LVW, Paracor type1, 106X.
Drawing details: White pencil sketch on a black paper, made while observing through a telescope. Scanned and processed in Photoshop. North is up.
Observer: Michael Vlasov.

Notes:
NGC 3226 and NGC 3227 is a tight pair of interacting galaxies. NGC 3222 is far more distant.

Original drawing:
coma cluster - drawin

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