Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4866Other name: UGC 8102
RA: 12h 59.5m DEC: +14° 10'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 6.4' x 1.5'
PA: 87°
Surface brightness: 13.4
Classification: Sa
Description: B,pL,mE90,sbMN,S* inv
Notes: H I 162,UGC 8091 @ 11.8',lens shaped
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2009 2:00
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 429xFilter: -
Field: 11'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 40°
Weather: -6°C, gusts of wind
Description: A nice edge on galaxy which has a small brightening next to core.
Updated: 16.8.2009 18:56