(IAAC) Obj: NGC2403 - Inst: 30cm SCT


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

Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11172001/00:20EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4-5/10 <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): NGC2403
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cam
Data: mag 13.0v  size 25'
Position: RA 07:36.9  DEC +65:36
138.5X - The galaxies bright core is easily viewed. The core is slightly oval 
oriented n-s. Part of 2 glowing arcs to the east and to the west show some brightening in knots. There are 3 dominant stars one each in the south region of both the E & W arcs and the third star in the south edge of the core.
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