(IAAC) Obj: IC 4617 - Inst: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian

Observer: Patrick Maloney
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 29/Jul/1998 0730UT
Location of site: Rocky Mtn National Park, Colorado,  (Lat , Elev 8,400ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian
Magnification: 218x
Object(s): IC 4617
Category: External galaxy.
Class: ?
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 15.5?  size tiny
Position: RA :  DEC :
Quite a coup for a 10"! The galaxy was very clearly seen to averted vision
though never as more than a stellar point. There are no stars in the immediate
area to confuse the point.
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