(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3077 - Inst: 16" Newtonian, f/4.45, truss-dob

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: June 21, 2003, 12:30am EDT
Location of site: south central IN, USA (Lat 38d 16m, Elev 785 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 16" Newtonian, f/4.45, truss-dob
Magnification: 145x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 3077
Category: External galaxy.
Class: IO pec
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 9.9 (V)  size 5.5'x4.0'
Position: RA 10:03  DEC +68:44
At 145x (12.5mm Ultima, 21' true field) NGC 3077 is slightly elongated in a 
northeast/southwest direction and 2'x1.5' in size.  A brighter diffuse core
area fades gradually.
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