(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2787 - Inst: 16" f4.45, Newt, truss-dob, NSS/ServoCAT
Observation Poster: Don Clouse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: June 20, 2003, 11.15pm, EDT
Location of site: south central IN, USA (Lat ++38d 16', Elev 785 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 16" f4.45, Newt, truss-dob, NSS/ServoCAT
Object(s): NGC 2787
Category: External galaxy.
Data: mag 11.8(B) size 3.1'x2.0'
Position: RA 9h:19m DEC +69d:12m
At 145x (12.5mm Ultima, 21' true field), Gx NGC 2787 was elongated N/S about
2.5'x1.5'. A near-stellar core is surrounded by a bright, roundish, 1'
diameter central area. The fainter envelope fades rather quickly to the north
and south. A very faint field star is 1' south of the nucleus. This Gx is on
the Herschel 400 list.
I seem to have gotten my directions off - still getting used to the dob.
According to MegaStar5, NGC 2787 is actually oriented to the NW/SE. The "very
faint field star" is actually 2' NW of the nucleus and seems to be mag. 14.9.
Optional related URLs:
** This observing log automatically submitted via the Web from:
To stop receiving all 'netastrocatalog' lists, use the Web forms at: