(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1172 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

anonymous at s15272250.onlinehome-server.com anonymous at s15272250.onlinehome-server.com
Sun Jan 25 13:32:50 EST 2009


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

Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/22/09  03:00 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
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1172
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 11.9  size 1.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 03:01.5  DEC -14:50
A faint, uniform circular halo which shows no detectable brightening
toward the core.  Steadily visible with averted vision at 128x, it
began to fade into the background at 193x.  Located in a rather barren
field, an 11th magnitude star is located just off the E. edge.

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