(IAAC) Obj: NGC5204 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster

Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06022003/0546ut
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC5204
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.3v  size 5.0' x 2.1'
Position: RA 13:29  DEC +58:24
120X- NGC5204 appears as a soft spot, easy with direct vision.
220X- NGC5204 appears as a small, bright spindle shape with a brighter central core. The Halo appears weak with the core being round and having a pronounced bulge. Other DSO's in the FOV are beyond the sky conditions.
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