(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2985 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 02/16/02  14:15UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 38N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 40x, 57x, 72x, 80x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2985
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: uma
Data: mag 10.5p  size 
Position: RA 09:50  DEC +72:17
Found with direct vision at 36x.  Dim.  Looks round. Brightens toward core.
Dim star seen on one edge at 80x.
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