(IAAC) Obj: NGC 533 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/06/05  01:50 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 533
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 11.4  size 3.0' X 2.0'
Position: RA 01:25.5  DEC +01:45.5
A uniform oval halo elongated NE-SW.  It shows slight, gradual brightening
to a diffuse core.  Visible with averted vision at 77x, it did not bear
magnification well and was best seen at 128x.
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