(IAAC) Obj: NGC 584 - Inst: 10" f/4.7 Newtonian reflector

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Fri Jan 9 17:41:45 EST 2009


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/25/08  02:20 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 584
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 10.5  size 3.0' X 2.0'
Position: RA 01:31.5  DEC -06:52
An oval halo elongated NE-SW which, during moments of steady seeing, has
a slightly mottled appearance.  It gradually brightens to a bright, stellar
core.  Visible with direct vision at 80x, it was best seen at 267x.
NGC586, plotted just to the SE, could not be seen.

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