Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4214Other name: NGC 4228
RA: 12h 15.6m DEC: +36° 20'
Constellation: CVN
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.8
Size: 8.4' x 7.2'
PA: 155°
Surface brightness: 14
Classification: Ir
Description: cB,cL,iE,biN,=NGC 4208
Notes: H I 95
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 25/26.4.2011 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: 1Height: 64°
Weather: +0°C, astronomical twilight
Description: An irregular galaxy in Canes Venatici. There are clearly brighter areas on the east and west heads and overall outfit is mottled. Some kind of central bar can be seen in the core area.
Updated: 18.8.2011 20:41