(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1022 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT, EQ fork mount

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: October 6, 2002, 12:30am EST
Location of site: near Curby, IN, USA (Lat 38 N, Elev 780 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT, EQ fork mount
Magnification: 135x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 1022
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBa
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 12.1(b)  size 2.4'x1.9'
Position: RA 02:39  DEC -06:41
At 135x (15mm Panoptic, 30' true field), NGC 1022 appeared rather diffuse and
1.5' in size.  A slight brightening toward the center was apparent.  There were
hints of brighter areas and granualtion with averted vision.
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