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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 55 - Negative report - Inst: 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/10/08 00h16 EDT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.9 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 55 - Negative report
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sc
Constellation: Scl
Data: mag 7.9  size 31.2' x 5.9'
Position: RA 00:14.9  DEC -39:11
Description:
In Sculptor, at ~ 4° NW of Ankaa (Alpha Phe). Second attempt of 2004, without results. Sculptor is light pollution of Ayer's Cliff (Canada), which makes very difficult this observation.
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