(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7448 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/04/04  02:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 7448
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 11.7  size 2.7' X 1.3'
Position: RA 23:00  DEC +15:59
A uniform oval halo, aligned N-S.  It shows gradual brightening to a fairly
bright, diffuse core.  Positioned between 2 ~10th magnitude field stars
which are aligned NE-SW and separated by approx. 10'.  Located in the same
128x (34') field with NGC7454.  Visible with direct vision at 77x, it bore
magnification well, being best seen at 257x.
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