(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2880 - 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: 01/22/04  02:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 154x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2880
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Uma
Data: mag 11.6p  size 2.6' X 1.6'
Position: RA 09:29.5  DEC +62:30
A round, to slightly oval halo which brightens to a bright, nonstellar
core.  Located with averted vision at 77x.  It bears magnification well.
Best seen at 128x-154x.
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