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(IAAC) IC 529 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 16 February 1993, about 01h00 UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual in UMi): 6.0
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 529 (UGC 4888)
Category: Sc galaxy
Constellation: CAM
Object data: 3.7'x1.8' in PA145=B0; Bmag 12.66;
RA/DE: 09h18.5m, +73=B046' (2000); Uranometria 8
Description: medium sized galaxy, faint to very faint, well elongated about
3.2'x1.0' in a N-S axis; homogeneous; a mag13.5 star is at 2' from E edge;
a white mag7 star is at 25'N.
I can provide a scanned drawing of IC 529 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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