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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6824 - Inst: 30CM, F:10; MEADE LX200



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 09072002/01:28UT
Location of site: The Scales VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM, F:10; MEADE  LX200
Magnification: 254X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6824
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAb
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 13.0v  size 1.9' x 1.5'
Position: RA 19:43.7  DEC +56:06.3
Description:
254X-NGC6824 is a tiny, faint ill-defined oval with a gradually brightning core
and an extremely faint twinkle at the center that requires averted vision. no
spiral structure could be detected. The galaxy is located at the south end of a
trapezoidal shape with the northern star being the brightest at 7.8 mag. and
the western 2 stars at 12.3 and 12.6 mag. Along the extended baseline about 2
arcmin is a 13 mag. star south beyond the galaxy.
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