(IAAC) Obj: M66 - 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): M66 
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: LEO
Data: mag 8.9  size 8x2.5 AMIN
Position: RA 11:20.2  DEC +12:59
While this galaxy's magnitude is listed brighter than M65, it appeared
fainter in my eyepiece (unless I got M65 & M66 mixed up).  It
appeared somewhat elongated and a little wider than M65, but fainter.
In the same field of view as M65 (see previous log).
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