(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4100 - Inst: 4.5-inch (114 mm) f /8 Reflector

Observation Poster: Eric Vondra <parasyonok@ixpres.com>
Observer: Eric Vondra
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 17 Jan 2004 0515 UT
Location of site: Paris, VA (Lat 39N, Elev 225m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5-inch (114 mm) f /8 Reflector
Magnification: 50x, 100x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 4100
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 12.00  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
In 50x, it's nice and pretty bright, elongated. In 100x, it's a nice fat cigar
 shape, NW to SE, occasional glimmers of some brighter starlike spots popping 
in and out once in a while. Also seems that the NW side is a little brighter. 
Definitely can see some mottling in it.
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