(IAAC) Obj: NGC2782 - 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: 12312000-01:20EST
Location of site: Bladen Lake, NC (Lat 34:43, Elev 100')
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
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC2782
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Lyn
Data: mag 11.6v  size 4.2' x 3.2'
Position: RA 09:14.1  DEC +40:06.5
117X - Moderately bright. It looks almost round. A soft halo with a suddenly bright large core and a stellar like nucleus. Easy with direct vision.
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