Name: M 82
Object type: Galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Right Ascension: 9h 55m 58s
Declination: 69° 40' 27" N
Observation time (UT): 07 Apr 2000 23:09
Duration: 10 min
Site: Pilot Rock OR
Seeing (Antoniadi scale): II: Slight undulations
Weather: Clear, cold 40deg thin cresent moon
Instrument: 12.5" EL
Eyepiece: 17 Nagler
Field of view: 0° 45'
Very bright, tight core. Difficult to tell any elongation - mostly spherical.
Went to 12 mm Nag, then added Paracor - but failed to resolve the core futher. Still round neb around the core.