(IAAC) Obj: NGC 157 - 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: 12/02/02  01:15 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 157
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 10.4  size 4.3' X 2.9'
Position: RA 00:35  DEC -08:24
Dim.  Slightly elliptical.  Slight brightening toward core.  Magnifies well.
Best seen at 72x.  Located half way between 2 fairly bright field stars
separated by approx. 15'.
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