Mar 14, 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 55x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%
Small, round, 2' across, fairly bright, no structure visible, M90 visible 40' north while M58 is visible 50' south
Apr 18, 1999 Organ Pipe National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT
Brighter core, otherwise no structure
Mar 18, 1781
Nebula without star, in Virgo, a little of distance from & on the same parallel as the nebula reported above, No. 87 [M87]. Its light was extremely faint & pale, & and it is not without difficulty that one can distinguish it."
― Connaissance des Temps, 1781
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