(IAAC) Obj: M31 - Inst: ETX-60


Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/11/01 8:48 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: ETX-60
Magnification: 14x, 39x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M31
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: And
Data: mag 3.5  size 
Position: RA 0:42.7  DEC 41:16
Quite apparent at low power. The core was visible and surrounded by a halo. At high power, A fair amount of the halo surrounding the core was visible. I looked for  M32 and M110, but could not see them.
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