(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5371 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Observation Poster: Brent Reary <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 04/22/03 02:55 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Object(s): NGC 5371
Category: External galaxy.
Data: mag 10.8p size 4.4' X 3.6'
Position: RA 13:56 DEC +40:28
Faint uniform halo which during moments of steady seeing appeared to be very
slightly oval. The axis of alignment could not be determined. There is a
slight brightening toward the core. Two brighter field stars which are aligned
in a N-S line are located just off the SE edge. Found with averted vision at
68x. Bears magnification well. Best seen at 136x.
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