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(IAAC) IC 520 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 02 January 1993, about 02h00 UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual in UMi): 5.8
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 2
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade SCT 8" F/10
Magnification: 145x
=46ilters used: no
Object: IC 520 (UGC 4630)
Category: SBb/Sb galaxy
Constellation: CAM
Object data: 2.3'x1.9' in PA175=B0; Bmag 12.77;
RA/DE: 08h53.7m, +73=B029' (2000); Uranometria 7
Description: small to medium sized galaxy, faint but still unmistakable,
estimated to be 1.1' in diam.; homogeneous except for the center wich looks
stellar of mag13; a mag13 star is 20" from the ESE edge; NGC 2646 is at 15'
ENE.
I can provide a scanned drawing of IC 520 to anyone who can read the binhex
encoding of Eudora (for Mac); just mail me to try
(ypothier@abi.snv.jussieu.fr), it works sometimes with other
configurations...
Yann Pothier	tel: 01 43 41 43 29
11 impasse Canart, 75012 PARIS, FRANCE
Email: ypothier@abi.snv.jussieu.fr
Site : http://pegase.unice.fr/~skylink/publi/cielextreme
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