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Observation by Patrick Maloney: NGC 676

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Patrick Maloney

Observer

Patrick Maloney

Observed

2017 Nov 13 - 22:29

Uploaded

2021 Nov 24 - 19:10

Objects

NGC676

Equipment
  • 12" Newtonian reflector, 10mm Plossl eyepiece, x150
Location

Lancashire

Target name

NGC 676

Title

NGC 676

About this image

Fairly bright. Visible to direct vision at x150 when the star looked like it had faint wings. This is probably why Herschel placed it in his class IV. The 10.5 mag star is right in the centre. There is some suggestion of a brigher spot next to the star. Possibly this is the actual core, or just an illusion. Very elongated.

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