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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2336 - 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: 02/21/04  02:45 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <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, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2336
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Cam
Data: mag 10.3p  size 6.9' X 4.0'
Position: RA 07:27  DEC +80:11
Description:
A uniform, elongated oval patch which is aligned N-S.  There is slight
brightening toward the core.  Due to low surface brightness, it appeared 
to be considerably fainter than its listed magnitude.  Visible with averted
vision at 77x but only while the field was in motion.  While it could be
held steady at 128x, it began to fade into the background at 257x.
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