(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4388 - Inst: 10" LX200, F/10

Observer: Jeffrey Edmonds
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01:28 CT, 12June99
Location of site: Manhattan, Kansas (Lat 39.06, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" LX200, F/10
Magnification: x96-x147
Object(s): NGC 4388
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBc
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 11  size 6.2'x1.7'
Position: RA 12:25  DEC +12:40
Faint but easily found. Thin and quite elongated.Brightness was fairly uniform
Seen fairly near the horizon. Also had a fair amount of lightening to the south
for the entire evening. This may have led to a loss of soom night vision
for these observations. 
Local supercluster, Opt Rad Vel. 2538 Km/Sec
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