(IAAC) Obj: NGC 410 - 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: 11/29/03  04:00 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 68x, 128x, 136x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 410
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Psc
Data: mag 11.5  size 2.4' X 1.3'
Position: RA 01:11  DEC +33:09
A round, to slightly oval, uniform halo.  There is gradual brightening to a
fairly bright core.  During moments of steady seeing, the core appears nearly
stellar.  Located with averted vision at 68x, it bore magnification well,
being best seen at 128x-136x.  Neither NGC407 nor NGC414, located inside of
a 15' field centered on NGC410, could be located.
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