(IAAC) Obj: NGC5480, NGC5481 - Inst: 56CM f:4.1 StarMaster Dob.

Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06232003/0502UT
Location of site: The Scale VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM f:4.1 StarMaster Dob.
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC5480, NGC5481
Category: External galaxy.
Class: See Below
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag XX  size XX
Position: RA XX:XX  DEC XX:XX
NGC5480, Galaxy, 12.8p, 2.1' x 1.6', Class: SA, RA:14:06:21.3, DEC:+50:43:39
120X- NGC5480 appears as a diffuse oval spot becoming brighter toward the center.
220X-NGC5480 appears as a diffuse oval oriented N-S, showing a markedly brightercore that seems to be not quit symetrical and with some mottling. NGC5481 a slightly smaller Galaxy lies nearby to the East. 
NGC5481, Galaxy, 13.3p, 1.6' x 1.2', Class:E+, RA:14:06:41.5, DEC:+50:43:23.
220X- NGC5481 appears smaller than NGC5480 and symetrically diffuse oval with
a suddenly bright round core. There are no other visable DSO's in the FOV.
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