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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1261 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Dec 11 1998 12:25UT
Location of site: Wollongong (Lat 34.5S, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 3 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55x, 112x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 1261
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Hor
Data: mag 8.4  size 6.9'
Position: RA 3:12.3  DEC -55:13
Description:
Large bright centre and surrounding hazy unresolved halo. Bright field star close by. Undefined toward outer edges. Large.
At higher power, possibly the very beginning of resolution; but not a great night for high power.
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