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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2796 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 2796
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?
Position: 0916.7+3054
Constellation: Cnc
Data: Mag 14.5; Size 1.15'x0.71' 80 deg
Magnification: Nagler 13mm
Object Rating: C
Description:
Pretty small, considerably faint, oval Sp/Nf. Brightens very
suddenly to the middle. The stellar nucleus appears to be
double in a N/S line, or there's a faint field star
superposed on the nucleus.
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