Tuesday, 22 April 2014

M58




M58
Constellation - Virgo
Barred spiral galaxy
Distance 62mly
Mag 9.69

Date 21/4/14
Transparency - Poor
SQM 21.2 (LM6.2)

Telescope 16" f/4.5
EP 10mm Delos x189 (TFoV 0.22')

Sketch notes
Poor transparency made any kind of seeing detail very hard.
No spiral arms were seen but the central bar was spotted from east to west.

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