(IAAC) OBJECT: NGC 4088 (galaxy) INST: 18" f/4.2 NEWT. LM=4.7

Observer:  Todd Gross
Your skill:  Intermediate 
Date and UT of observation: 2/14/98 09:05GMT
Location & latitude: 22 mi. West of Boston, Ma. 42.3N
Site classification: Suburban
Limiting magnitude (visual): 4.7(estimated) zenith 
Seeing (1 to 10 - worst-best):est. 3
Moon up (phase?): No
Weather: Clear, high clouds
Instrument: 18" Stabilite Newt f/4.2 1925mm fl
Magnifications: 71x,101x
Filters used: none
Object: NGC 4088
Constellation: UMajor
Object data: Galaxy
Size(s): 5.9x2.2
Position: RA12:05 DEC50:33N
Magnitude: 11.2
Personal "rating" (at this aperture, and sky condition):  C+
Cigar shaped and uninteresting. Medium sized. Perhaps more detail 
given darker skies. 
Boston Meteorologist Todd Gross
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