(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7177 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Thu Oct 4 23:06:56 EDT 2007


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/2/07  02:55 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6-7 <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 7177
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 11.2  size 3.0' X 2.0'
Position: RA 22:00.5  DEC +17:44
257x - An oval halo elongated E-W with the S. edge having a slightly
irregular, uneven appearance.  The halo gradually brightens to a fairly
bright, diffuse circular nucleus with a faint, tiny, stellar core.  A 13th
magnitude field star is located just off the S. edge.

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