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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1376 - 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: 02/05/05  02:15 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <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 1376
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 12.1  size 2.0' X 2.0'
Position: RA 03:37  DEC -05:02.5
Description:
A uniform round halo which brightens to a bright, during moments of steady
seeing, nearly stellar core.  A faint field star is located ~3' off the
SE edge.  Visible with averted vision at 77x, it bore magnification well,
being best seen at 128x-257x.
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