(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2685 - 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: 02/20/03  02:00 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 37 57N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <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 2685
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.1p  size 5.2' X 3.0'
Position: RA 08:55  DEC +58 :44
Faint.  Elliptical.  Slightly elongated NE-SW.  Brightens toward core.  Faint
field star just off the N. edge.  Magnifies well without any additional detail.
Found with averted vision at 68x.  Best seen at 136x.
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