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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1209 - 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: 01/11/04  01:55  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 1209
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 11.4p  size 2.6' X 1.5'
Position: RA 03:06  DEC -15:37
Description:
A uniform elongated oval halo, aligned nearly E-W.  There is gradual
brightening to a bright, distinctly nonstellar core.  Located with averted
vision at 77x.  Best seen at 128x.
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