(IAAC) Obj: NGC779 - Inst: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200


Observation Poster: Jim Andeson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>

Observer: Jim Andeson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12222000-20:25EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 3-4/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200
Magnification: 55X,117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC779
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 11.2v  size 3.4' x 1.2'
Position: RA 01:59.7  DEC -05:58
117X - The galaxy appears as a faint oval with a weak and illdefined core.
The core does not show stellar nucleus. The halo is extremely faint, but seen
with averted vision. the halo seems uniformly bright. There are few field stars in FOV.
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