(IAAC) Obj: M81 - Inst: reflector 8" (203 mm), f/5.9, dobsonian

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Thu Jun 4 09:56:43 EDT 2009


Observation Poster: Alexandru Burda <alexandru.burda at gmail.com>

Observer: Alexandru Burda
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 23.05.2009 22:00 UT
Location of site: Bucarest, Romania (Lat 44,5 N, Elev 80 m)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 4-5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: IV-V <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: reflector 8" (203 mm), f/5.9, dobsonian
Magnification: 48x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M81
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Uma
Data: mag +7  size 25' 42"
Position: RA 9:55  DEC 69:4
Nebular, faint appearance with bright nucleus clearly distinguishable but with no 
other features visible. Two stars in the foreground, near the edge of the visible 
area of the galaxy clearly noticeable with the 10 mm eyepiece (120x).
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