(IAAC) Obj: IC 499, IC 512 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

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Sat Oct 13 23:15:02 EDT 2007


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/10/07  03:05 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): IC 499, IC 512
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cam
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
IC499; Mag 12.5, Size 2.0' X 1.0', RA 06:45.5, DEC +71:21
193x- A uniform oval halo which is elongated E-W.  It shows slight, gradual,
diffuse brightening toward the core.  A 12th magnitude field star is just
off the NE edge.  The galaxy is located 5' SW of a pair of 9th-10th
magnitude stars which are aligned nearly N-S.  IC512 lies ~25' to the SE.

IC512; Mag 12.2, Size 1.0' X 1.0', RA 09:04, DEC +85:30
193x- A faint, uniform round halo which shows broad, diffuse brightening
toward the center.  The galaxy forms a right triangle with a wide (10')
pair of 10th magnitude stars 10' to the N.

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