(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5248 - Inst: 17" f/15 classical Cassegrain equatorial mount

Observer: Dave Mitsky
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1999/7/8 02:22 UT
Location of site: ASH Naylor Observatory, Lewisberry, PA, USA (Lat 40.15 d N, 76.9 d W, Elev 190 meters)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 17" f/15 classical Cassegrain equatorial mount
Magnification: 118, 202, 249x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 5248
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SAB(rs)bc I-II
Constellation: Bootes
Data: mag 10.3 (11.3 AL)  size 6.2'x4.6' (6.1'x4.4' AL)
Position: RA 13h:37.5m  DEC +08d:53'
NGC 5248 is a fairly large Herschel 400 spiral galaxy that appeared as
an oval shape with a slightly brighter core.  It is situated to the
east of the midpoint of a line between two neighboring field stars.
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