(IAAC) Obj: M99 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/10/99 10:43 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M99
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Com
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Not detectable at all at 32x, extremely faint at 48x. Increasing power made it 
larger, and thus more noticable, but did not make it any brighter or bring out 
any details.
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