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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4220 - 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: 06232003/0422UT
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
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): NGC4220
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 12.3p  size 3.9' x 1.3'
Position: RA 12:16  DEC +47:53
Description:
120X- NGC4220 appears as a thin faint spindle shape with a slightly brighter
core.
220X- NGC4220 appears as a thin spindle with a slightly brighter core with some
bulge. The halo appears slightly diffuse and there is a 14.4 mag star 1.1'
distant N.W., faint but visible with direct vision. M106 lies 44' S.E.
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