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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6482 - 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: 08/13/04  03:15 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 6482
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 11.2p  size 2.3' X 2.0'
Position: RA 17:52  DEC +23:04
Description:
A uniform round halo which brightens rather abruptly to a bright,
stellar core.  A 10th magnitude field star is located off the NW
edge and a slightly fainter field star is positioned off the NE edge.
The galaxy and these field stars form a nearly equilateral triangle.
At 80x it appears as a slightly out of focus star.  With increased
magnification it is more clearly seen but without showing any additional
detail.  Best seen at 133x-267x.
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