(IAAC) Obj: NGC2787 - Inst: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03242000-02:27EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200
Magnification: 117X, 203X, 314X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC2787
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sap
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 10.8v  size 3.5' x 2.4'
Position: RA 09:19.3  DEC +69:12
203X - A fat oval with a strongly concentrated core. The halo is faint and
fading  at the outer edge. There is a bright star to the S-W about 1-1/3 R from
the galaxy. At PA 210 and 7.5' distance is a bright star (8.5v). Observation of
the galaxy is greatly enhanced by placing this star outside the FOV.
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