(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4245 - 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: 05/06/03  02:50 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: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 4245
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 11.4  size 2.9' X 2.2'
Position: RA 12:17.5  DEC +29:37
A round, to very slightly oval, uniform halo which shows gradual brightening
to a bright core.  Located with averted vision at 36x.  Magnifies well.  Best
seen at 136x.  In the same 36x (1.5 degree) field with NGC 4274.
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