(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5746 - Inst: 13" F/5.6 Newt. German EQ mount

Observer: Steve Coe
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 23 May 98
Location of site: Dugas Arizona USA (Lat +34, Elev 4000 ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 13" F/5.6 Newt.  German EQ mount
Magnification: 150X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 5746
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
At 150X in the 13" this galaxy is bright, large, very much elongated 5X1 
in PA 165.  It has a bright middle and is obviously a very edge-on galaxy.
Averted vision makes it grow noticeably longer.  There is an obvious
central bulge and a 13th mag star in the south arm.
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