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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5128 (Centaurus A) - Inst: 20" f/5 dobsonian



Observers: Randy Rogers, Jason Ware
Your skills: Intermediate or Advanced
Date/time of observation: 1998-03-21/22
Location of site: South of Atoaka, OK, USA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: Unknown
Seeing: Steady
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" f/5 dobsonian (enhanced optics Obsession)
Magnification: Unknown
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 5128 (Centaurus A)
Category: External galaxy.
Class: (R)S0P
Constellation: Cen
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Last night myself and two other guys from the Dallas astro club went
to the club's dark sky site S of Atoaka OK.  (See previous logs for
M42 the Great Orion Nebula, and M57 the Ring Nebula.)
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M-104, Omega Centauri and Centaurus A were also spectacular. The motley
dark band of Cen A was clearly visible (just like the pictures).
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Clear skies,
Randy J. Rogers
stardot@mcione.com