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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4168 - 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: 06232003/0330ut
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: >8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: >7/10 <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): NGC4168
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E2
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 12.1p  size 3.0' x 2.6'
Position: RA 12:12  DEC +13:12
Description:
120X- NGC4168 appears as a tiny round, bright fuzzy. It appears almost stellar.
220X- NGC4168 appears as a round diffuse halo with a broad bright core, easy with direct vision. No other detail visible. No other visible DSO's in the FOV.
(NGC4165; Galaxy, SAB, 14.4P lies between NGC4168 and 10.2 star in the N.E., but it was not observed.) 
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