(IAAC) NGC 4274 galaxy 20" Dobsonian

Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate
Date/time of observation: 20/04/2001 01:30 UT
Location of site: Bonnyton house drive, Ayrshire, Scotland
Site classification: rural
Sky darkness: 6 <zenithal limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" F4.4 Newton on Dobsonian mount
Magnification: X240
Filter(s): None,
Object: NGC4274
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: SB
Position:12 17.3  +29 53 
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Data: Mag : 10.3 ; Size  6.9' x  2.8'
Object Rating: 
Description: Initially difficult to find then it showed as a pair of 12
magnitude stars embedded in a round glow. A 13 magnitude star was just below
them in the field of view.
Nick Martin, Bonnyton House, By Ayr, Ayrshire KA6 7EW ,Scotland, UK.
 Latitude 55 24'56" Longitude 4 26' 00".
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