(IAAC) Obj: NGC2954 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5

Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 24 Apr 2001   23:55 UT
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51.78 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x 200x
Object(s): NGC2954
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 12.4  size 1.7'
Position: RA 09:40  DEC +14:55
This Eliptical just looked stellar, no sign of any nebulosity, I guess the high SB of 12.4 accounts for the Stellar appearance. Two mag 11 stars lie to the NW in line with the galaxy.
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