(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5394, NGC 5395 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5

Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 16 Apr 04
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: ~5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9+ <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 342x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 5394, NGC 5395
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 13 & 11,4v  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
13 and 11,4magv, 1.7x0.7 and 2.7x1.2. At 342x brighter NGC5395 appears as a 
3x1 disk with low SB and little brightening towards the center. Faint oval 
core but no nucleus. 5394 is quite bright and features a bright small core in a 1x0.7 halo of fairly high SB. A 13,5mag star lays just S of NGC5395 and a very 
faint star (~15mag) is situated only 1 to the W and S of the two galaxies 
centers. Nice pair separated 2'.
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