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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6155 - Inst: 30CM; f10; 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: 09082002/0100ut
Location of site: Grant, VA (Lat 36:39.8, Elev 2836')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM; f10; SCT, LX200
Magnification: 138X, 254X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6155
Category: External galaxy.
Class: S
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 13.2p  size 1.3' x 0.8'
Position: RA 16:26.1  DEC +48:22.0
Description:
138X - NGC6155 is a faint very small glowing oval without any detail.
254X - NGC6155, a galaxy appears as a faint oval with a slightly brighter
elongated core. No spiral structure, stellar nucleus or other feature detected.
At 2' 59" S-E is an uneven double star of magnitudes 9.4p and 12.3p.
(DSS image shows the halo to be bean shaped with the core off-center away from the bright pair, but I cannot discern this shape.)
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