(IAAC) Obj: NGC 227 - 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: 12/23/05  01:00 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 227
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 12.1  size 1.5' X 1.0'
Position: RA 00:42.5  DEC -01:31.5
A uniform oval halo elongated NW-SE.  It gradually brightens to a fairly
bright, during moments of steady seeing, nearly stellar core.  Visible
with averted vision at 77x, it bore magnification well and was best seen
at 128x-257x.
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