(IAAC) Obj: M99 - Inst: 102mm f6,6 refractor

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Sat May 30 06:48:55 EDT 2009


Observation Poster: José Ramón <joser416 at latinmail.com>

Observer: José Ramón
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Madrid, Spain (Lat 40°24', Elev 655)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5,5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 102mm f6,6 refractor
Magnification: x42
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M99
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Spiral galaxy
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 9,8  size 5,4'
Position: RA 12:18,8  DEC 14:25
A beautiful spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices visible at x42 as a round,
relatively big patch with diffuse edges and a bright center (looks like an
unresolved globular cluster) forming a triangle with two nearby 7th magnitude stars.
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