Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4256Other name: UGC 7351
RA: 12h 18.7m DEC: +65° 54'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.9
Size: 4.1' x 0.7'
PA: 42°
Surface brightness: 13.1
Classification: Sb
Description: pB,L,cE38,bMBN,sBN in B bulge
Notes: H II 846,edge-on spindle
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 19/20.3.2009 23:55
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 300xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IHeight: 79°
Weather: -14°C
Description: A nice NE-SW elongated edge off galaxy, brighter core in the middle of central bulge.
Updated: 19.4.2009 22:02