(IAAC) Obj: M89 - Inst: 20" f4.4 Dobsonian

Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: April 18/19 1998
Location of site: Bonnyton house, Ayr,Scotland (Lat 4 26', Elev 140)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" f4.4 Dobsonian
Magnification: X149, X220
Object(s): M89
Category: External galaxy.
Class: elliptical galaxy
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 9.8  size 4
Position: RA 12:36  DEC +12:33
With X149 a nice round galaxy. At X220 a broadly oval galaxy with the 
brightness tapering uniformly all around the perimeter. 
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