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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5908 (HII-760) - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 5908 (HII-760)
Date & Time of Observation: 9/12/1998 22:25:00
Location: Oak Shade Observatory, Rixeyville VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Somewhat Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: SA(s)b:sp
Constellation: Dra
Position: 151643.5+552440
Data: Mag 11.83:12.79; Size 3.24'x1.23' 154 deg
Object Rating: A
Description:
I mistook this one for 5905. Next time I'll run charts with
all the objects in an area! Pretty large, pretty bright,
round. Gradually brightens to the middle, with a bright
nucleus. NOTE: See also entry for this object on 9/13/98.
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