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(IAAC) Obj: IC 676 - Inst: 10" f/4.7 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 04/09/04  04:30 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): IC 676
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 11.8  size 2.2' X 1.6'
Position: RA 11:13  DEC +09:04
Description:
A faint, uniform, oval nebulous patch, aligned N-S.  There is no detectable
brightening toward the core.  A 10th magnitude field star is located approx.
10' W.  Visible with averted vision at 80x, it did not bear magnification
well, beginning to fade into the background at higher power.  Best seen at
133x.
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