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(IAAC) IC 391 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 25 December 1992, about 01h30 UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual): 5,8
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 3
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade SCT 8" F/10
Magnification: 145x
Filters used: no
Object: IC 391 (=UGC 3190, PGC 16402)
Category: galaxy Sc
Constellation: CAM
Object data:  V=12.75; B=13.00; 1.7'x1.7'
RA/DE: 04h57.4m, +7811' (2000); Uranometria 5
Description: faint galaxy, medium in size (estimated 1.5'x1.2'), elongated
in ESE-WNW axis; very homogeneous with ill-defined edges; 13th mag star 1'
from WNW edge.




Yann Pothier	tel: 01 43 41 43 29
11 impasse Canart, 75012 PARIS, FRANCE
Email: ypothier@abi.snv.jussieu.fr
Site : http://pegase.unice.fr/~skylink/publi/cielextreme