Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4781Other name: MCG - 2-33- 49
RA: 12h 54.4m DEC: -10° 32'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 3.4' x 1.4'
PA: 120°
Surface brightness: 12.8
Classification: SBcd
Description: cB,vL,mE
Notes: H I 134,Coarse spiral
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2012 2:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 14°
Weather: -4°C, astronomical twilight
Description: A weak mottling can be seen occasionally with averted vision. Would be much impressive if it was little bit higher, now only 14° above horizon.
Updated: 4.11.2012 20:27