(IAAC) Obj: NGC 821 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/24/2001  19.05 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <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
Object(s): NGC 821
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Ari
Data: mag 10.8  size 3'.5 x 2'.2
Position: RA 02:08  DEC +11:00
Faint but rather easy to find elliptical galaxy located near a bright star.
Stellar core surrounded by a small, elongated halo. This galaxy takes
magnification well and was best seen at 244X.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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