(IAAC) Obj: NGC2906 - Inst: 8" Newtonian F5

Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 15 May 2001
Location of site: UK  South West Wales (Lat 51 47 N, Elev 70 Mtr)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Newtonian  F5
Magnification: 100x 200x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC2906
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sc
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 12.7  size 1.4'
Position: RA 09:32  DEC +08:26
Has a faint stellar nucleus and under Ideal conditions would be an easier target being reasonably bright with a SB of 13.1, the DSS image shows it's even surface brightness quite well. No nearby bright stars the galaxy forms the point of a triangle with two mag 10 stars about 15 arc minutes to the NE.
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