Jun 17, 2020 Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 127x
Bright, moderately elongated north-south, brighter to the center with a stellar core
Mar 14, 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 55x
Small, bright, no structure noted, M89 is visible 40' south, M91 is 1½° north
Apr 18, 1999 Organ Pipe National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT
Noticeably elongated on P.A. 30, core brighter
Mar 18, 1781
Nebula without star, in Virgo: its light is as faint as the preceding, No. 89 [M89]."
― Connaissance des Temps, 1781
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