(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7768 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Thu Oct 26 12:11:46 EDT 2006


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/24/06  01:45 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, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7768
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.5' X 1.0'
Position: RA 23:51  DEC +27:10
A uniform oval halo elongated NE-SW.  It gradually brightens to a fairly
bright, diffuse core.  An 11th magnitude field star is located just off
the E. edge.  The galaxy is located ~15' SW of a wide pair of 8th and 10th
magnitude field stars which are aligned NW-SE.

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