(IAAC) Obj: NGC4984 - 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: 10 Apr 2005, 04:48UT
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
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4984
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAB(rs)
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 12.3(B)  size 4.2' x 2.6'
Position: RA 13:08.9  DEC -15:30.9
120X-NGC4984 Easy with direct vision, it appears as a round, fairly
sharply defined disc, gardually a little brighter to the center. The
core appears a little elongated E-W.
Noted a distinctive circular asterism to the NE.
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