(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1700 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 2/10/1999  19.50 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 1700
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E1
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 11.0  size 2'.9 x 2'.0
Position: RA 04:57  DEC -04:52
Very faint galaxy in Eridanus. Not seen at 49X or 98X and just barely visible
at 203X.
Small and faint central area surrounded by a very feeble glow. 
Located by starhopping from beta Eri and omega Eri.
There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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