(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7052 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

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Mon Jan 5 17:11:59 EST 2009


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/31/07  01:30 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: 77x, 128x, 193x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7052
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 12.4  size 2.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 21:18.5  DEC +26:27
A uniform oval halo elongated NE-SW.  Brightest along the axis of elongation,
it shows no detectable brightening toward the core.  An 11th magnitude field
star is just off the E. edge.  The galaxy is located ~12' NW of a wide pair
of 9th magnitude stars which are aligned nearly N-S.  Visible with averted
vision at 77x, it was best seen at 257x.

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