(IAAC) Obj: NGC 677, NGC 675 - 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: 01/01/06  01:40 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7.1 <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 677, NGC 675
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Ari
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC677; Mag 12.2, Size 1.0'X 1.0', RA 01:49, DEC +13:03
A faint, uniform, round halo which shows slight, gradual brightening
to a diffuse core.  Located just E. of NGC675.  Visible with averted
vision at 77x, it was best seen at 128x.
NGC675; Mag ~13.0, Size 0.5'X 0.2', RA 01:49, DEC +13:03.5
A very faint oval nebulous patch elongated nearly E-W.  It shows no
detectable brightening toward the core.  Located just W. of NGC677.
Clearly visible with averted vision at 128x, it began to fade into
the background at 257x.
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