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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1032 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01/14/04  02:05  UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 77x, 128x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1032
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 11.6  size 3.8' X 1.3'
Position: RA 02:39  DEC +01:05.5
Description:
An elongated oval halo aligned NE-SW which shows a conspicuous central bulge
and uniformly tapers toward each end.  There is slight brightening toward 
the core.  The Digital Sky Survey image shows a dust band running nearly the
length of the galaxy but this feature could not be seen.  Located with averted
vision at 77x.  Best seen at 128x.
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