(IAAC) Obj: NGC 108 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at s15272250.onlinehome-server.com anonymous at s15272250.onlinehome-server.com
Wed Jan 7 22:36:10 EST 2009


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/7/07  01:50 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 108
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: And
Data: mag 12.1  size 2.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 00:26  DEC +29:12.5
A uniform oval halo which is elongated nearly E-W.  It gradually brightens
to a fairly bright, diffuse, circular core.  Visible with averted vision
at 77x, it was best seen at 193x.  The galaxy forms a right triangle with
a wide pair of 9th magnitude stars to the N.

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