Tuesday, 4 March 2014


Constellation - Canes Venatici
Spiral galaxy
Distance - 14Mly
Mag 8.91

Date - 3/3/14
Transparency - Good
SQM 21.64 (LM 6.4)

Telescope - 16" f/4.5
EP - 14mm Delos x135 TFoV 0.32"

Sketch notes
Looked just like an elliptical galaxy at first but in a similar way to M106 the more time spent observing the more detail showed. A faint halo surrounding a bright core.
Total time spent observing this and M106 was just over two hours and I enjoyed every minute of it!

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