Wednesday, 30 April 2014

M100




M100
Constellation - Coma Berenices
Spiral galaxy
Distance - 47mly
Mag 9.39

Date 29/4/14
Transparency - average
SQM 21.59 (LM 6.4)

Telescope 16" f/4.5
EP 14mm Delos x135 (TFoV 0.3')

Sketch notes
The spiral arms in the sketch look very obvious but they were tricky to pick out due to sky conditions.
Very nice galaxy though, fairly small and compact but its on my list to visit again in better transparency.

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