(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1549 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Dec 12 1998 14:00UT
Location of site: Wollongong (Lat 34.5S, Elev 400m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55x
Object(s): NGC 1549
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Dor
Data: mag 9.9  size 3.7'
Position: RA 4:15.7  DEC -55:36
Observed in the same field as NGC 1553. Both galaxies are on the line either side of a field star, with 1549 closer to it. 1549 is smaller and fainter and appears round. 1553 appears to be an edge-on spiral.
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