Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4088Other name: UGC 7081
RA: 12h 5.6m DEC: +50° 32'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.6
Size: 5.6' x 2.1'
PA: 43°
Surface brightness: 13.2
Classification: SBbc
Description: B,cL,E55,lbM
Notes: H I 206,P w NGC 4085 11' to south,distorted spirl arms,UGC 7081
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 22/23.4.2009 23:55
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 214xFilter: -
Field: 23'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IHeight: 78°
Weather: -5°C, astronomical twilight
Description: ~14 magnitude supernova is visible in the center of this multiform spiral galaxy. There are several brighter areas in the halo, especially the northern corner is eye catching.
Updated: 13.8.2009 20:57