M-77 is one of the closest Seyfert galaxies (galaxies whose nuclei emit intense infrared radiation) and is found in the constellation Cetus. I observed it to have a starlike core and bright arms on each side. M-77 reminds me of a colossal flying saucer in the distance.
|CLASS:||spiral galaxy; Sb Seyfert|
|SIZE:||2' x 2'|
|DISTANCE:||52,000,000 light years|
|POSITION:||02h 41m -00d 09'|
|DATE OF SKETCH:||10/04/756|
|MAGNIFICATION USED:||70x, 140x|