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(IAAC) Obj:NGC 925 - Inst: 20" f4.4 Newtonian on Dobsonian mount



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Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate
Date/time of observation: 10/18/1998  02.20 UT
Location of site: Bonnyton house drive, Ayrshire, Scotland
Site classification: rural
Sky darkness: 6.3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" F4.4 Newton on Dobsonian mount
Magnification: X186
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC925
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sc
Constellation: Tri
Data: mag 10 size 9.8'
Position: RA 02:27.3  DEC +33:35
Description:
A diffuse elongated galaxy with a quite large bright central core. The core
fades gradually from the centre, nucleus not recorded,; it was elongated in
direction north of west (preceding). Some dark lane structure was present
and there were patches of  diffuse ( luminous) material outside the central
core.
Worth a visit.
Nick Martin, Bonnyton House, By Ayr, Ayrshire KA6 7EW ,Scotland, UK.
 Latitude 55 24'56" Longtitude 4 26' 00".
"Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
 Enwrought with golden and silver light,
 The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
 Of night and light and the half-light, ....." 
    He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by W.B. Yeats
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