Messier 65

65 final

Object:   M65  (NGC 3623) Date:               2018 May 10
Type:  Spiral galaxy
Constellation:           Leo Time & altitude:        21.20 UT      48º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               3/5
            R.A:                11h 19m Transparency (5 high):                   3/5
            Dec:                13º 05 Telescope:     0.5m f4.1  Dob.
            Magnitude     9.3 Eyepiece       8mm Ethos                x260
            Size (mins)    10 x 3 Filters:            None


This is a 5:1 oval with the major axis aligned NS. There is a prominent round core and hints of dark structures adjacent to the core on its S side.  The W side of the galaxy is brighter than the E.