(IAAC) Obj: NGC4981 - Inst: 56CM, f;4.1 StarMaster

Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 02 Apr 2005, 04:35UT
Location of site: Lake Jordan, NC (BigWoods) (Lat =35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM, f;4.1 StarMaster
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4981
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAB(r)
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 12.1p  size 2.7' x 2.0'
Position: RA 13:08.8  DEC -06:46.7
120X-NGC4981 appears as a faint, diffuse oval halo of uniform
brightness and a suddenly bright oval core. The halo is very near to a
bright star at ~01 arc minute with PA=~160*
220X-Nothing more, does not repond to power in these bright skies.
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