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(IAAC) Obj: NGC5448 - 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: 06022003/0622ut
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35;46N, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <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): NGC5448
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAB
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.9p  size 4.9' x 1.7'
Position: RA 14:02  DEC +49:10
Description:
120X- NGC5448 appears as a very faint thin oval, quite difficult with direct
vision.
220X- NGC5448 is not much brighter than the local light polluted sky. Difficult
even with averted vision, it seems uniformly bright without any detectable
detail. There is a neat serpentine stream of stars across the South of the FOV.
No other DSO's visable in the FOV.
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