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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1291 - Negative report - Inst: Vixen 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: 2004/11/14 04h34 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Québec, Canada (Lat 45.4542°, Elev 316 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: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 1291 - Negative report
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SB
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 8.5  size 9.7x8.4
Position: RA 03:17  DEC -41:06
Description:
In Eridani, with 3¾° E of Acamar and only 4° above the horizon. The atmospheric conditions are not excellent in this portion of the sky and what's why this bright galaxy not appeared.
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