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RA: 20h 38m 23.86s
Dec: +06° 59′ 47.2″
Ch: MSA:1265, U2:209, SA:16
Mag: B=14.6, V=?
Size: 1.122′ x 0.794′
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,B*2'N.
Loc.: Anderson Mesa, Flagstaff AZ
Weather: Clear, calm, temps in mid 30's
Scope: 10-inch, f/4.5 equatorial mount Newtonian
Eyepiece (Mag.): 18 mm SWA w/ 3x TeleVue Barlow (190x)
8.8 mm UWA (129x)
The last stop in Delphinus was to see NGC 6944. It's a 13.8 magnitude galaxy
1.5 degrees southeast of NGC 6934. My sketch records it as a 20" diameter
nebulosity with a group of four 8th and 10th magnitude stars sits immediately
to the North.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Very faint, small, elongated 2 X 1 in PA 165 at 150X. There are three levels of brightness, with the center the brightest."
POSS: 4' N is f dbl *.
15cm - nope. BS, 6Jun1981, Slate Mtn.
- vis @ 80x, but too f for decent views @ 140x. lies sl E of br * N --->
RNGC pos error on U2000. BS, 22Jun1990, Anderson Mesa.
25cm - 190x, seeing poor. f gx, difficult to discern details: perhaps 30" diam.
brtr cen, occas *ar nuc. 3'-4' N is neb spot. comp gx suspected 4' N,
but not conclusive sight of -44A. BS, 6Jun1981, Slate Mtn.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
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