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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4699 - 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: 03112002/01:40EST
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: 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4699
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sc?
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 9.5v  size 3.5' x 2.7'
Position: RA 12:49.1  DEC -08:40
Description:
220X-NGC4699 has a bright oval halo with a suddenly bright core. The galaxy is oriented NE-SW at 45* PA. There is some subtile motteling of both the halo and core. A stellar nucleus is prominent.
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