(IAAC) Obj: M74 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/2/1999  23.55 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*09m, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M74
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Psc
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Another negative report on M74 in Pisces. Although it was not the best of
nights in this particular attempt, I have never been able to spot this
elusive galaxy. (Unlike equally elusive M33 which I have glimpsed on many
Optional related URLs: home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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