(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2859 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob

Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 2859
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: (R)SB(r)0a
Position: 092418.9+343046
Constellation: LMi
Data: Mag 10.90:11.83; Size 4.27'x3.80' 85 deg
Object Rating: C
Pretty small, pretty bright, round. Very suddenly much
brighter to the middle, with a stellar nucleus. A 9th mag
star lies in the field, preceeding.
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