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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7814 - Inst: 8" F/6 Newton on alt-az mount



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 11/19/1998  20.37 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: I-II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Newton on alt-az mount
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 7814
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb-
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 10.5  size 6'.3 x 2'.6
Position: RA 00:03  DEC +16:09
Description:
Not seen at 49X, at 98X, a faint and very elongated galaxy.
Easy to find near a triangle of bright stars. Only seen using averted
vision.
Easier to see with higher powers, A bright nucleus with two faint extensions
giving this galaxy a somewhat sigar like shape.
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