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(IAAC) Obj: NGC1003 (HII-238, HIII-198) - 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: 11/10/2001, 8.53pm, EST
Location of site: club dark sie in southern Indiana, USA (Lat 38N, Elev 775 ft.)
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): NGC1003 (HII-238, HIII-198)
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sc
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 12.0(B)  size 4.1'x1.4'
Position: RA 0h:39m  DEC +40d:52m
Description:
At 101x (20mm Orion Ultrascopic, 30.7' true field), this galaxy appeared
barely brighter than the sky.  It is elongated WNW/ESE, oval in shape, 
perhaps 2'x1.5'.  A faint, 13th magnitude star lies 1' NE of the galaxy.
NGC1003 is on the Herschel II list.
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