(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7741 - 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: 11/08/04  02:00 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <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 7741
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Peg
Data: mag 11.4p  size 4.0' X 2.8'
Position: RA 23:44  DEC +26:05
A fairly large, very faint, circular nebulous patch of uniform appearance.
There is no detectable brightening toward the core.  A pair of faint field
stars of uneven brightness are located just off the NNW edge.  Visible with
averted vision at 77x, it did not bear magnification well, fading into the
background at 257x.  Best seen at 128x.
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