Name: M 101
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 7.9
Constellation: Ursa Major
Right Ascension: 14h 3m 14s
Declination: 54° 20' 51" N
Altitude: 77.9°
Azimuth: 309.7°

Observation details:
Observation time (UT): 07 Apr 2000 23:09
Duration: 10 min
Observer: RAH
Site: Pilot Rock OR
Seeing (Antoniadi scale): II: Slight undulations
Weather: Clear, cold 40deg thin cresent moon

Equipment details:
Instrument: 12.5" EL
Eyepiece: 12 Nagler
Barlow: Paracor
Magnification: 152x
Field of view: 0° 32'

(Near zenith)

Faint neb around two brighter points of unequal brightness. One point looks to a star - confirmed after futher observing. Can't tell how big the neb is - no edges.