(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4332 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Sun Oct 8 17:29:01 EDT 2006


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 09/19/06  02:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 193x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 4332
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 12.2  size 2.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 12:23  DEC +65:51
A faint, uniform oval halo elongated NW-SE.  It shows no detectable
brightening toward the core.  An 11th magnitude field star is located
just off the S. edge.  This star marks the top of the long leg of an
"L" shaped asterism made up of five 10th and 11th magnitude stars with
the long axis of the "L" aligned NE-SW and the short axis NW-SE.

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