(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1184 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/02/04  01:30 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1184
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cep
Data: mag 12.3  size 2.8' X 0.7'
Position: RA 03:17  DEC +80:47.5
A faint, uniform, elongated halo aligned N-S.  Slightly wider in the
center and tapering toward each end.  It brightens to a fairly bright,
diffuse core.  Visible with averted vision at 77x, it began to fade into
the background at 257x and was best seen at 128x.
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