Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4496Other name: NGC 4496
RA: 12h 31.7m DEC: +3° 56'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 3.9' x 3.1'
PA: 70°
Surface brightness: 14
Classification: SBc
Description: F,cL,biN or Dneb
Notes: H II 36
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2009 1:05
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 214xFilter: -
Field: 23'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIIHeight: 31°
Weather: -6°C, gusts of wind
Description: An irregular haze with random brighter areas in the central area. Knot in the south is NGC 4496B.
Updated: 16.8.2009 19:05