(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4244 - Inst: 12.5 F5 Dob


Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/2/2000 11PM CT
Location of site: Texas Star Party (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.8 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5 F5 Dob
Magnification: 72x
Object(s): NGC 4244
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 10  size 16.6x1.9
Position: RA 12:17  DEC +37:48
Very elongated edge on galaxy - This galaxy stretched over half the
field of a 22mm Nagler. The galaxy was bright and showed some
detail/dust lanes in the arms. This galaxy is definitely worth a look.
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