NGC 5371 – May 26, 2017

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Date and Time: 2017-05-26 00:50
Observer: Default Observer
Object Class: Galaxy
Object Coordinates: 13h56m24.2s, +40°22’50”
Constellation: CVn
Magnitude: 11.3
Altitude: 74°

Object: NGC 5371
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 moderately faint haze, slightly elongated from about 11 o’clock to 5 o’clock, with a well condensed, faint core. It appears slightly mottled, and perhaps as though it has a double nucleus; one bright one, and perhaps another star to either about 2 o’clock or mostly likely about 8 o’clock.

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