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Obj: NGC 4371 - 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: 05/23/04  03:50 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: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 10" f/4.7 Dobsonian
Magnification: 38x, 80x, 133x, 267x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 4371
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 10.8  size 4.0' X 2.2'
Position: RA 12:25  DEC +11:42
Description:
A uniform oval halo, aligned E-W.  It brightens to a bright, diffuse core.
Visible with averted vision at 38x, it bears magnification well, being best
seen at 133x-267x.
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