(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4214 - 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: 04/27/03  03:15 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, 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 4214
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 9.7  size 7.9' X 6.3'
Position: RA 12:15.5  DEC +36:20
Large, uniform, slightly oval, nearly round halo.  Gradual brightening to a
bright core.  There is a faint field star located just off the SE edge.
Located with direct vision at 36x.  Magnifies well.  Best seen at 136x.
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