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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6106 - Inst: 30CM, f:10 SCT; LX200



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Observation Poster: James Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 09102002/0217ut
Location of site: Grant, VA (Lat 36:39.8, Elev 2836')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM, f:10 SCT; LX200
Magnification: 138X, 254X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6106
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAc
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 12.8p  size 2.5' x 1.3'
Position: RA 16:18.8  DEC +07:24.6
Description:
138X - NGC6106 is almost undetectable in the 30CM at 138X. There is a string of
3 brighter stars and the galaxy forms a near isosceles triangle with the 2
eastern most stars being the base and the galaxy the apex. The halo is a faint
amorphous glow at both 138X and 254X with the core being very weak, but
elongated. Averted vision is a little help, but not much better than direct
vision.
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