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(IAAC) Obj: NGFC4185 - 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: 06232003/0344UT
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): NGFC4185
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sbc
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 12.9p  size 2.6' x 1.9'
Position: RA 12:13  DEC +28:30
Description:
120X- NGC4585 easy with direct vision. It is a slightly oval diffuse object.
220X- NGC4585 appears as an oval halowith an oval core, but not as elongated as the halo. The halo is pretty dim with the core being much brighter. No other detail visable. No other DSO's in the FOV.
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