(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2629 - Inst: 10" f/4.7 Newtonian reflector

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Sat Apr 4 22:54:19 EDT 2009


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 3/18/09  02:40 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" f/4.7 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 80x, 133x, 200x, 267x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2629
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 08:47  DEC +72:59
A uniform round halo which rather abruptly brightens to a fairly bright,
nearly stellar core.  A 13th magnitude field star is located just off the
SE edge.  Visible with averted vision at 80x, the galaxy was best seen at
200x and began to fade into the background at 267x.

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