(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3115 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

[This log was actually submitted to IAAC some months ago! My apologies
for not catching the bounce earlier, Michael. Here is the log... -Lew]
Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 8/4/1999  21.30 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 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 3115
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E6
Constellation: Sex
Data: mag 9.2  size 8'.3 x 3'.2
Position: RA 10:05  DEC -07:43
A very elongated galaxy with a very bright nucleus.
Seen at 98X and 203X. The galaxy seemed a bit brighter on its
eastern side compared to its western side.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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