(IAAC) Obj: NGC5485 - 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: 06242003/0304UT
Location of site: The Scales, 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): NGC5485
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SA0r
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag 11.4v  size 2.4' x 1.8'
Position: RA 14:07  DEC +55:00
120X- NGC5485 appears as a diffuse oval halo with a round compact core with
direct vision.
220X- NGC5485's halo appears round diffuse with gradual brightning toward the
center and a suddenly bright round compact core. NGC5486 lies 6.2' N.N.E. easy
with averted vision. Once located it can be seen with direct vision as a faint
round diffuse spot.
Many other faint DSO's in the FOV are not observed.
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