(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2513 - Inst: 10" f/4.7 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03/15/04  02:30 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/4.7 Dobsonian
Magnification: 80x, 133x, 267x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2513
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cnc
Data: mag 11.6  size 2.5' X 2.0'
Position: RA 08:02  DEC +09:25
A uniform round halo which brightens to a fairly bright, nonstellar core.
Visible with averted vision at 80x.  It bears magnification well without
showing any additonal detail.  Best seen at 133x-267x.  Several fainter
galaxies located inside of the 80x (38') field of view could not be seen.
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