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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4866, UGC8091 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster



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Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03112002/04:25EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster
Magnification: 22oX
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4866, UGC8091
Category: External galaxy.
Class: --
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag --  size --
Position: RA --:--  DEC --:--
Description:
NGC4866; Galaxy; 11.2v mag; 6.0' x 1.3'SZ; RA:12:59.5, DEC:+14:10.
220X=NGC4866 is a thin streak oriented E-W with a faint outer halo that fades
away toward the ends. There is a thin extended core with an easy round center. 
A faint star lies on the North edge of the core just West of the central bulge.
The area around the Galaxy is sparsely populated.
UGC8091: Galaxy; Irr; 15.4V mag; 1.2' x 1.1'SZ; RA:12:58.7, DEC:+14:12.
48X, 120x, 220X, 271X-UGC8091 was not positivly confirmed. On several attempts
there was a suggestion of an area of motteling, but nothing substantial.
The object must be regarded as unobserved.
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