(IAAC) Obj: NGC4169 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster

Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06232003/0336UT
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): NGC4169
Category: Group of galaxies.
Class: S0
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 13.2p  size 2.1' x 1.2'
Position: RA 12:12  DEC +29:10
120X- NGC4169 appears as a tiny diffuse spot. No detail.
220X- NGC4169 appears as an faint diffuse oval with direct visiion. With
averted vision there seems to be a slightly brighter center. Cannot define a
With direct vision NGC4174 and NGC4175 form a triangle with NGC4169.
NGC4174 appears almost star like. NGC4175 appears as a dim streak, a very
little brighter at the center. NGC7170 is only suspect. There seems to be
somthing there with averted vision, but I cant see it every try. 
A neet grouping.
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