(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5308 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03/25/03  02:50 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 37 57N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 5308
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.4  size 3.7' X 0.7'
Position: RA 13:47  DEC +60:58
A uniform, elongated oval halo showing gradual brightening toward the core.
Aligned NE-SW.  Located with averted vision at 68x.  Bears magnification well.
Best seen at 136x.
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