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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 404 - Inst: 12.5" F5 Dob



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Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Aug 19, 1998  00:45  EDT
Location of site: Perkins Observatory, Delaware OH (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" F5 Dob
Magnification: 75x, 120x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 404
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E0
Constellation: AND
Data: mag 12  size 4'x4'
Position: RA 1:09  DEC +35:43
Description:
Large galaxy with a bright condensed nucleus. I could not detect much
structure in this galaxy. The galaxy is almost lost in the glare of
nearby Beta Andromeda. 120x definitely helped to darken the background
and keep Beta out of the field.
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