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(IAAC) Obj: NGC7507 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster



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Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4696')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC7507
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E0
Constellation: Scl
Data: mag 10.4v  size 2.6'
Position: RA 23:12  DEC -28:32
Description:
120X- NGC7507, With direct vision the Galaxy appears as a small glowing spot
with a compact core and a faint twinkle in the center, possibly a stellar
nucleus. It fades from a fairly bright core to a diffuse halo,
220X- NGC7507 With direct vision the core appears compact, bright with a
stellar nucleus and a halo that dims gradually toward the diffuse edge. 
The Galaxy reminds me of an unresolved Globular Cluster. No other DSO's
detected in the FOV.
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