(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7386 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Tue Oct 31 23:23:18 EST 2006


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/24/06  02:45 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: 128x, 193x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7386
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 22:50  DEC +11:42
A uniform round halo which shows slight, gradual brightening to a diffuse
core.  Visible with direct vision at 128x, it was best seen at 193x.  A pair
of 10th and 11th magnitude field stars, aligned NW-SE, are located 10' SE and
point directly toward the galaxy.

NGC7385 is located 5' SSW.  NGC7383 and NGC7387, both located inside of the
same 128x (34') field centered on NGC7386, could not be seen.

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