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Re: (IAAC) Obj: M77 - Inst: 13" f/5.6 Newt



Steve  re:  your observing log, i will probably be in az in about 2 wk.,
dragging my 25"f5 weather permitting, any GOOD dark observing site you can
recommend within 2 hr. of phoenix. thanks.
bob
"Steve Coe (via Lew Gramer)" wrote:
> [Here's another of Steve's fine observing logs! Clear skies, Lew]
>
> Observer: Steve Coe
> Your skills: Advanced
> Date and UT of Observation: Unknown
> Location: Desert of Arizona, US
> Site classification: rural
> Transparency: 7 of 10
> Seeing: Unknown
> Moon up: no
> Instrument: 13" f/5.6 Newt
> Magnifications: 66x, 135x, 165x
> Filters used: None
> Object: M77
> Category: Spiral galaxy [(R)SA(rs)bP]
> Constellation: Cet
> Data: mag 8.9  size 7'x6'
> RA/Dec: 02h43m  -00o01m
> Description:
> >Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 23:09:15 -0700
> >From: Steve Coe <scoeandlross@sprintmail.com>
> Here is an observation of M 77 in my 13" f/5.6 from a dark
> site (7/10) in the desert of Arizona.  I have always liked
> the view of this face on spiral.
> --
> NGC 1068  M77  Bright, large, little elongated, very bright middle. An
> 11 mag star is at the edge of the galaxy on the east side.  Spiral
> structure is more noticable at 135X, an arm extends out from the body
> of the galaxy and several dark lanes mark out spiral structure among
> very mottled arms.  At 165X there is a stellar nucleus in the center
> of the bright core area. Clear skies all, Steve Coe.
>
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