Spindle Galaxy (NGC 5866, Messier 102) - Sketch

messier 102 (NGC5866) spindle galaxy drawing, observing log

object details: NGC 5866 (M102, disputable?) - Spindle Galaxy (lenticullar galaxy)
magnitude: 9.9m, size 5.2', distance: 45Kly, constellation: Draco.

Location and conditions: Negev desert, Israel, ~6.3m sky.
Time and date: 20/06/2009, 02:24.
Instrument: Orion Skyview Pro 8" F/5 Newtonian, 25mm plossl + 2X barlow (80X).
Drawing details: Graphite pencil sketch on a white paper, made while observing with a telescope under a red light. Sketch is north oriented. Drawing was scanned, inverted and processed in Photoshop. Observer: Michael Vlasov.

Original drawing:
messier 102 spindle galaxy drawing, original sketch