(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7777 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian
Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 4 Jan 2003 20:00> UT
Location of site: UK West Wales (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm Newtonian
Magnification: 100, 200
Object(s): NGC 7777
Category: External galaxy.
Data: mag 14.4 size 1.2'
Position: RA 23:53 DEC +28:12
Extremely Faint and Stellar in appearance but a vague suggestion of nebulosity
was visible with Averted Vision and it's position East of a pair of Mag 12
stars confirmed the sighting. It's listed Magnitude of 14.4 and SB of 14.5 shows to me at least that you cannot be guided by these factors alone as to
whether an object will be visible or not when you are viewing objects on the
limits of a particular instruments range.
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