(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5422 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Mon Jul 16 21:07:36 EDT 2007


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/14/07  04:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <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 5422
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.9  size 3.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 14:01  DEC +55:10
A uniform oval halo which is elongated NW-SE..  It gradually brightens
to a bright diffuse core.  Visible with direct vision at 77x, it was
best seen at 257x.  A 12th magnitude field star is located just off 
the E. edge.

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