Spindle Galaxy – 2017 March 21 21:15

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Date and Time: 2017-03-21 21:15
Observer: Default Observer
Object Class: Galaxy
Object Coordinates: 10h06m06.1s, -07°48’20”
Constellation: Sex
Magnitude: 10
Altitude: 40°

Object: Spindle Galaxy
Location: Columbus Dark Site
Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was great.
Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob
Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, at 115x, and Orion Edge-On 9mm, at 167x. Higher power did not help at all. Fairly bright, not exactly spindle-y; though a thin inner section was slightly brighter, the fainter extents of the galaxy appeared more oval and rounded in shape.

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