(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1199 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01/11/04  01:10  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: 36x, 77x, 128x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1199
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 11.5p  size 2.2' X 1.9'
Position: RA 03:03.5  DEC -15:36.5
A round, to slightly oval, nebulous patch of uniform appearance.  There is
gradual brightening to a fairly bright, diffuse core.  Located with averted
vision at 77x.  Best seen at 128x.
NOTE: Uranometria 2000.0 plots 5 additional galaxies inside of a 45' field
centered on NGC 1199.  These average 14th magnitude and none could be located.
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