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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2775 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)



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Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@home.com>
Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 01/13/02
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 22x, 30x, 60x, 110x, 146x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2775
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Cnc
Data: mag 10.3  size 4.5' x 3.5'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A dim, ill-defined glow at 22x.  Similar view at 30x, background sky looked 
gray, bright core.  Better view at 60x.  Best view at 110x, revealing a form of 
a lever (mag 11.2 GSC 233:132) trying to lift the galaxy under two supporting 
but **extremely** dim stars: mag 12.8 GSC 233:1097 and mag 12.1 GSC 233:626.  
Core is brighter than outer elongated dim smoke with averted vision.  Similar 
view at 146x.  Overall very dim.
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