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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4124 - Inst: 56cm, f:4.1 Starmaster



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 07172004/0205ut
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4/10 <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): NGC4124
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA0
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 12.2p  size 4.3' x 1.4'
Position: RA 12:08.6  DEC +10:22.7
Description:
120X - NGC4124, a galaxy appears as a faint diffuse object with a bright
stellar nucleus. The sky is still too bright to allow the halo to be seen
except as a fleeting glimpse with averted vision while slewing.
220X - NGC4124 just shows the stellar-like nucleus or a very compact core?
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