(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7479 - Inst: 10" f/4.7 Dobsonian

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Mon Oct 18 14:53:14 EDT 2004


Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary at rollanet.org>

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/17/04  01:45 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.7 Dobsonian
Magnification: 80x, 133x, 267x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7479
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 11.0p  size 4.1' X 3.2'
Position: RA 23:05  DEC +12:19
A faint, uniform, elongated halo, aligned nearly N-S.  Slightly wider in the
center and tapering toward each end.  It brightens to a fairly bright,
distinctly round, diffuse core.  The spiral arms shown in the Digital Sky
Survey image could not be seen.  There is a faint field star located just
off the S. edge.  Visible with direct vision at 80x, it bore magnification
well, being best seen at 133x-267x.

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