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(IAAC) Obj: NGC701 - Inst: 8", f/10, fork mount SCT, Celestar 8



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Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@home.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: November 10, 2001,  10.32 EST
Location of site: club dark site in southern Indiana, USA (Lat 38, Elev 775')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8", f/10, fork mount SCT, Celestar 8
Magnification: 101x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC701
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBT5
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 12.8(B)  size 1.8'x0.8'
Position: RA 01h:51m  DEC -09d:42m
Description:
At 101x (20mm Orion Ultrascopic, 30.7' true field), this galaxy was very faint 
 and just discernable.  Nonetheless, some slight mottling was occasionally
apparent.  Oriented SW/NE and about 1.5' long.
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