(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7331 - Inst: 20", f4.4, Newtonian reflector, dobsonian mount

Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Aug26/27 1998 01:00UT
Location of site: Bonnyton, Ayrshire, Scotland,UK (Lat 55 24m56s, Elev 120m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6( between clouds) <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20", f4.4, Newtonian reflector, dobsonian mount
Magnification: X125, X186, X248, X550
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 7331
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 9.5  size 14.5' X 3.7'
Position: RA 22:37  DEC 34:25
NGC7331 is a very elongated bright galaxy with a bright elongated and
narrow central core. The body of the galaxy shows conspicuous dust
features. South of the core there is mottling with three distinct
streaks, north of the core there is also mottling with a conspicuous
streak just north of the bright core and another further out from the
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