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(IAAC) Obj: M31 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, Fork mount



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Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/7/01 10:10 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, Fork mount
Magnification: 80x, 200x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M31
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: And
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A nice sight. At low power there is a bright core, which is composed of s bright central section surrounded by a slightly less bright outer core. Around this, the halo fades off gradually to nothingness.
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