Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4995Other name: MCG - 1-34- 7
RA: 13h 9.7m DEC: -7° 50'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 2.4' x 1.7'
PA: 92°
Surface brightness: 12.5
Classification: SBb
Description: pB,pL,R,vgpmbM,*8 np
Notes: H I 42,Dense spiral
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2012 2:40
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 16°
Weather: -4°C, astronomical twilight
Description: Because of only 16° height and the beginning of the dawn this galaxy appeared quite modesty. Clearly elliptical in W-E direction and the brighter core in the middle, no spirals visible.
Updated: 4.11.2012 20:27