(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1107 - 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: 01/04/06  02:25 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: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1107
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Cet
Data: mag 12.2  size 1.5' X 1.0'
Position: RA 02:49  DEC +08:05.5
A very faint, uniform oval halo which is slightly elongated NW-SE.  It shows
gradual, diffuse brightening toward the core.  Steadily visible with averted
vision at 128x, it did not bear magnification well and began to fade into the
background at 257x.
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