Basic object information
Object name: Lg Magellanic Cl
Popular name: Large Magellanic Cloud
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 0.4
Size: 550.0'x170.0'
Position angle: 170
Object classification: SBm
Description: eB,eeL,mBM,mE,rrr Notes: Local Group Memb;Many Cl+NB invl;SN 1987A

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 05h 23m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -69 45' 00"

Constellation: Dorado

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/Time: 23/24.12.2009 0:00-1:00

Telescope: Binoculars 10x50

Magn: 10x
Field: -
SQM: 21.8 (1)
Visuality: I

Filter: -
NNE Lim.mag: 7.5
Seeing: 3
Height: 48

Weather: +16C

Large Magellanic Cloud doesn't fit completely in the 10x50 binocular field, but the view is still awesome! Several hazy patches are visible especially on the east side of the central bar which contains also numerous brighter spots and areas. The sketch tells everything.