(IAAC) Obj: M74 - Inst: 25x100 binoculars

Observation Poster: Piotr Januszkiewicz <t_osiemset@wp.pl>
Observer: Piotr Januszkiewicz
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01 Aug 2003  0:05UT
Location of site: Beskid Sadecki (Lat 49.5 N, Elev 1061 m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 25x100 binoculars
Object(s): M74
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Pisces
Data: mag 9.2  size 10'
Position: RA 1:36  DEC +15:48
It looks like a circular disk. It is quite faint, but its edges are sharp.
The brightness is only slightly higher towards the centre.
No spiral arms visible.
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