(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2916 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 3/18/1999  23.05 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <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 2916
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 11.9  size 2'.6 x 1'.9
Position: RA 09:35  DEC +21:42
Extremely faint galaxy located near NGC 2903. Visible most of the time at 98X
and 203X. Found by starhopping 40' east from NGC 2903.
Nothing more is seen than just a faint smudge of light.
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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