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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2217 - 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: 02/16/04  03:05  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, 154x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2217
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Cma
Data: mag 10.4p  size 4.8' X 4.4'
Position: RA 06:21.5  DEC -27:14
Description:
A fairly bright, round, uniform halo.  There is gradual brightening to a 
brighter, diffuse core.  Two faint field stars are located just off the 
WSW edge.  Visible with direct vision at 77x.  Best seen at 128x-154x.
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