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(IAAC) Object: NGC5982 - Instrument: Newtonian 12.5" f/4.8



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-07-21, 04:30 UT
Location: Savoy, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 7.3
Seeing: 4 - poor
Moon up: no
Instrument: Newtonian 12.5" f/4.8
Magnification: 55x, 122x
Filters used: none
Object: NGC5982
Category: Elliptical galaxy
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 11.1  size 3.9'
RA/DE: 15h38m  +59o21m
Description: A compact little (elliptical) galaxy,
showing no detail in this instrument at any rate. An
easy find because of it's position close to the line
between Iota and Theta Dra, and an interesting low-
power object because of it's proximity to NGC 5985,
a nice 45o-on spiral galaxy with a tight central hub.