See also: Observation 2.
Object: Galaxy MESSIER 100 Constell: COM
RA: 12h 23.0m Decl: +15° 50' Epoch: 2000
Mag: 10.6m (v) Size: 6.8'x5.8' Type: Sc
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 10./11.4.1994, 00.15
Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x Filter:
Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m
Background sky: 2 Seeing: 2
Weather: No Moon, a few degrees below 0 °C.
Brightness: 2 Alt:
Description: A hint of spiral structure. The brightest arc is
following the S edge from SW to SE. Another quite clear lone
brightening was seen on the W side of the core. The northern
side is very faintly mottled. The core is vS (15''), quite
bright and non-stellar.