(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1072 (M77 group) - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob

Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 1072 (M77 group)
Date & Time of Observation: 11/22/1998 21:20:00
Location: Oak Shade Observatory, Rixeyville VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Somewhat Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: SABb
Position: 024330.9+001829
Data: Mag :14.16p; Size 1.48'x0.52' 11 deg
Object Rating: C
Faintest of 3 with M77 and 1055, all on the edges of the
field. Pretty small, considerably faint, elongated
N/S. Brightens pretty gradually to the middle, with a grainy
texture. Lies just north of 2 sets of double stars, the
northern one close, the southern one wide.
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