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(IAAC) IC 1302 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 21 July 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): 3
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade SCT 8" F/10
Magnification: 145x
=46ilters used: no
Object: IC 1302
Category: Sc/SBc galaxy
Constellation: CYG
Object data: 1.0'x0.7'; Vmag 13.3;
RA/DE: 19h30.9m, +35=B047' (2000); Uranometria 118
Description: small galaxy extremely faint, homogeneous and shapeless; about
0.6' in diam.; a mag12 star is 20" from the S edge.
I can provide a scanned drawing of IC 1302 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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