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(IAAC) Obj: NGC311, NGC315 - Inst: 56CM, f:4.1 StarMaster Dob



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11032002/0122ut
Location of site: Camp Reeves, NC (MASP) (Lat 35:20.8, Elev 600')
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: 56CM, f:4.1 StarMaster Dob
Magnification: 120X, 
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC311, NGC315
Category: External galaxy.
Class: --
Constellation: Pcs
Data: mag --  size --
Position: RA --:--  DEC --:--
Description:
NGC 311; Galaxy; 00:57:32.8, +30:16:47; 14.0B; Class S0; PA=120, Incl 5 in
Pisces.
120X - NGC311 is difficult with direct vision. Just a prsence.
220X - NGC311 appears as a elongated oval with a very faint core.
NGC315; Galaxy; 00:57:49.1, +30:21:10; 12.2B; Size 3.2' x 2.2'; Class E+; PA=25;
in Pisces.
120X - NGC315 appears as a diffuse, almost round spot with a much fainter spot to the S-E (NGC311). easy to detect with direct vision.
220X - NGC315 appears as an oblate oval with diffuse edges. The halo brightens gradually to a considerably large brighter core. 
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