(IAAC) Obj: NGC 891 - Inst: 102mm f6,6 refractor

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Tue Sep 15 18:46:41 EDT 2009


Observation Poster: José Ramón <joser416 at latinmail.com>

Observer: José Ramón
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 08/19/2009, 00:55 UT
Location of site: Puerto de Tarna, Asturias (Spain) (Lat 43°05&#8242;06&#8243;N, Elev 1492 meters)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 3 <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 102mm f6,6 refractor
Magnification: *22, *66
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 891
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Famous edge-on spiral galaxy
Constellation: And
Data: mag 10.1  size 13,5' × 2,5'
Position: RA 2h:23m  DEC +42°:21'
Not easy to find. At x22, visible as a small, elongated nebulosity (much smaller
than its apparent size suggests) in a field rich on faint stars, with one very
close to it; increasing magnification only made it more visible, separating the
star and allowing so a better view.   
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