(IAAC) Obj: M94 - Inst: 12.5" F 4.8 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Paul Money <paul_ohstbucks@msn.com>
Observer: Paul Money
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 1/5/3 115AM CST
Location of site: Hillsdale, KS (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" F 4.8 Dobsonian
Magnification: 60x 120x
Object(s): M94
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Easily found in Canes Venatici with the telrad by aiming at a point center 
and above the line (connecting the alpha and beta star) to make a 
shallow triangle with M94 marking the spot. The bright core was easily 
visible and round with no detail noted in its spiral nature. The faint halo
 of light that surrounds the bright round core was elongated.  I used 60x 
and 120x with similar results
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