(IAAC) Object: M94 - Instrument: 7x50 binos

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date of observation: 1997-2-9/10, 08:15 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.0 (zenith)
Seeing: 3 - medium
Moon up: no
Instrument: 50mm binos
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: M94
Category: Spiral galaxy
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 8.2  size 11'x9'
RA/DE: 12h51m   41o07'
This large galaxy could JUST be glimpsed with averted vision in
it's spot between the two "Hunting Dogs" and the Great Bear. The
faint smudge showed no apparent elongation, and seemed of uniform
brightness, belying the true nature of this lovely telescopic object.