Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4762Other name: UGC 8016
RA: 12h 52.9m DEC: +11° 14'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.3
Size: 8.6' x 2'
PA: 32°
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: SBO
Description: pB,vmE31,3 B * s,f of 2
Notes: H II 75,NGC 4754 @ 10.5',thick streak w tufts at ends
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2009 1:30
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 429xFilter: -
Field: 11'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IHeight: 38°
Weather: -6°C, gusts of wind
Description: A perfect example of edge-on galaxies: a brilliant central bulge and line straight discus. Forms a pair with NGC 4754.
Updated: 16.8.2009 18:57