(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5005 - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars

Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/04/09 5h53 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Québec, Canada (Lat 45.4542°, Elev 316 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): NGC 5005
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SABbc
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 9.8  size 5.8 x 2.8
Position: RA 13:11  DEC 37:03
In Canes Venatici, at ~ 3¼° SE of Cor Caroli (Alpha CVn). As all the objects observed in Canes Venatici tonight, this galaxy borders the zenith, which makes it possible to observe these objects under the best conditions. NGC 5005 is almost halfway between stars SAO 63414 and SAO 63372. No other visible details because the object is very weak.
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