(IAAC) Obj: NGC615 - Inst: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Andeson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Andeson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01222000-23:16EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 3-4/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200
Magnification: 55X,117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC615
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 11.6v  size 2.5' x 1.3'
Position: RA 01:35.1  DEC -07:20
117X - A faint oval, PA. 155*. The oval fuzzes out at it's ends. there is a slight brightening at the core, but no evidence of stellar nucleus. There is a
star; TYC 4687-60-1: 9.23m at 5'31", PA 246* and several dim ones near the galaxy. 
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