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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 57 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/06/04  02:20 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: 10.1" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 57
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Psc
Data: mag 11.6  size 2.2' X 1.9'
Position: RA 00:15.5  DEC +17:19.5
Description:
A faint, round, uniform halo which shows slight, gradual brightening to
a diffuse core.  A faint field star is located ~2' off the SW edge.
Visible with averted vision at 77x, it began to fade into the background
with increased magnification and was best seen at 128x.
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