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(IAAC) Object: NGC7331 - Instrument: Newtonian 12.5" f/4.8



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-07-21, 04:45 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: NGC7331
Category: Spiral galaxy
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 9.5  size 11.4'
RA/DE: 22h37m  +34o25m
Description: This nearly-edge on spiral consists
of a pretty little wedge of light that widens to
engulf a very tight central condensation, then
tapers off much more rapidly on the other side.
Relatively easy to find as it makes a neat tri-
angle pattern with Beta and Eta Peg.