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(IAAC) Obj: NGC5523 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster



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Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 0062003/0636ut
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 7/10 <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): NGC5523
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA
Constellation: Boo
Data: mag 12.8p  size 4.6' x 1.2'
Position: RA 14:14  DEC +25:19
Description:
120X- NGC5523 was difficult to locate with direct vision, but was easy to see
after locating.
220X- NGC5523 appears as an elongated diffuse spot approximately 1.8' x 0.5'
without any detectable features. The halo was not detectable due to haze and
skyglow.
No other DSO' detectable in the FOV.
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