(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2916 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob

Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 2916
Date & Time of Observation: 3/31/2000 21:30:00
Location: Mickie Gordon Regional Park, Middleburg VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Mostly Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: SA(rs)b?
Position: 093457.3+214221
Data: Mag 12.05:12.74; Size 2.45'x1.66' 20 deg
Object Rating: C
Lies near the spectacular NGC 2903. Pretty large, pretty
faint, elongated N/S. Brightens pretty rapidly to the
middle, with a bright nuclear region. A 13th mag star lies
just off the haze to the south.
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