Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4654Other name: IC 3708
RA: 12h 43.9m DEC: +13° 8'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.5
Size: 5' x 3.1'
PA: 128°
Surface brightness: 13.2
Classification: SBc Ring
Description: F,vL,pmE(D?),3 * nr
Notes: H II 126
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2009 2:40
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 300xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IHeight: 36°
Weather: -6°C, gusts of wind
Description: Faint hints of spiral arms were visible with averted vision on the east and west edges.
Updated: 16.8.2009 19:02