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(IAAC) NGC 4262 galaxy 20" Dobsonian



Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate
Date/time of observation: 20/04/2001 01:30 UT
Location of site: Bonnyton house drive, Ayrshire, Scotland
Site classification: rural
Sky darkness: 6 <zenithal limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" F4.4 Newton on Dobsonian mount
Magnification: X240
Filter(s): None,
Object NGC4262
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: SB
Position: 12 17  +15.09
Constellation: Virgo
Data: Mag :11.5        ; Size 2.2' x  2.0'
Object Rating: C
Description: A round hazy blob with a strongly condensed central core. With
the very diffuse halo the object looks very like a star with low magnification.
Nick Martin, Bonnyton House, By Ayr, Ayrshire KA6 7EW ,Scotland, UK.
 Latitude 55 24'56" Longitude 4 26' 00".


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