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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7742 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/22/03  02:45 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 128x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7742
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 11.5p  size 2.0' X 2.0'
Position: RA 23:44  DEC +10:46
Description:
A uniform, round, nebulous halo.  There is gradual brightening to a diffuse
center.  A faint field star is just off the SE edge.  Located with direct
vision at 68x.  Magnifies well.  Best seen at 128x-136x.
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