(IAAC) Obj: M1 - Inst: MEADE ETX 3.5" MAK

Observer: Brad DeMille
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 3/29/98 9:05 MST
Location of site: IVINS, UTAH (Lat 37.4, Elev 3200)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: MEADE ETX 3.5" MAK
Magnification: 66
Object(s): M1
Category: Supernova remnant.
Constellation: TAU
Data: mag 8.4  size 6x4
Position: RA 5:34.5  DEC +22:01
Not the best night for observing, but I thought I would take a couple
of quick looks at known objects with my ETX. M1 was visible as a faint
smokey looking patch in the eyepiece. Irregular shape was quite
apparent tonight.  No other detail other than its irregular outline.
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