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(IAAC) Obj: NGC2782 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, f/10, fork mount, manual



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Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: MAy 4, 2002, 10.35 pm EDT
Location of site: Near Curby, IN, USA (Lat 38, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, f/10, fork mount, manual
Magnification: 100x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC2782
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAB pec
Constellation: Lyn
Data: mag 12.3 (B)  size 2.6'x1.9'
Position: RA 9:14' 5.5"  DEC +40:6' 52"
Description:
At 100x (20mm Orion Ultrascopic, true field = 31'), the galaxy was just visible 
withh direct vision.  A tiny stellar core was visible perhaps 1/3 of the time.
Appreared nearly circular, about 2'x1.5', oriented NNW/SSE.
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