(IAAC) Obj: M65 - Inst: MEADE ETX 3.5" MAK


Observer: Brad DeMille
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 3/30/98 8:30 MST
Location of site: IVINS, UTAH (Lat 37.4, Elev 3200)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 9 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: MEADE ETX 3.5" MAK
Magnification: 46
Object(s): M65 
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA
Constellation: LEO
Data: mag 9.3  size 8x1.5 AMIN
Position: RA 11:18.9  DEC +13:05
Galaxy was visible as an elongated fuzzy patch.  Was quite dim, but
easy to see it was a galaxy and its shape was noticable--quite faint
on outside edges and brightened slightly toward the center.  In the
same field of view as M66 (see following log).
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