M 87 – May 25, 2017

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Date and Time: 2017-05-25 23:17
Observer: Default Observer
Object Class: Galaxy
Object Coordinates: 12h31m42.0s, +12°17’49”
Constellation: Vir
Magnitude: 9.6
Altitude: 68°

Object: M 87
Location: Texas Star Party
Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay, the transparency is very bad.
Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob
Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a large, bright haze with a fairly well condensed bright core. It appears pretty much round, though the fainter part seems slightly elongated at about 1 o’clock.

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