(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1042 - 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: 12/07/02  01:45 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <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 1042
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 10.8p  size 4.7' X 3.9'
Position: RA 02:40  DEC -08:26
Located with averted vision at 36x.  Dim.  Round.  Uniform in brightness.
No detectable brightening toward core.  Does not magnify well.  Best seen
at 72x.
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