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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 97 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/26/05  02:20 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 97
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: And
Data: mag 12.3  size 1.0' X 1.0'
Position: RA 00:22.5  DEC +29:44.5
Description:
A faint, uniform, round halo which shows slight, gradual, diffuse
brightening toward the core.  A 10th magnitude field star is located
~5' N..  Visible with averted vision at 128x, it was best seen at 257x.
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