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(IAAC) Markarian 205 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 18 February 93, ab02h00UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual): 6,0
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 3
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade 8inch F/10
Magnification: 145x
Filters used: no
Object: Markarian 205
Category: quasar
Constellation: Dra
Object data:  v14.5, p15.24,( =PGC 39975 on software Guide), 42"S from NGC
4319's center
RA/DE: 12h21.7m, +7519'
Description: when the seeing is correct, the quasar is visible as a very
faint star 50" to the S of the S edge of NGC 4319.