(IAAC) Obj: NGC1961 - Inst: 30cm SCT


Observation Poster: Jim Anderrson <nadmoon@bellsouth.net>

Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11152001/00:17EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm SCT
Magnification: 55X, 117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC1961
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cam
Data: mag 11.0v  size 4.3' x 3.0'
Position: RA 05:42.1  DEC +69:23
138.5X - A faint glowing spot. The illdefined, soft in apperance. There is some
suggestiion of a halo, but very weak and without detectable structure. Thbere
is a faint star superimposed on the galaxy near the edge of the core and halo.
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