(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4589 - 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: 09/23/03  03:00 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <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, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 4589
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 12.0p  size 3.0' X 2.7'
Position: RA 12:37  DEC +74:12
A uniform, round halo which brightens to a fairly bright, nonstellar core.
Located with direct vision at 68x.  Bears magnification well.  Best seen
at 128x.
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