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Name: NGC 4636Other name: NGC 4624?
RA: 12h 42.8m DEC: +2° 41'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.5
Size: 5.9' x 4.6'
PA: 150°
Surface brightness: 13.1
Classification: Elliptical
Description: B,L,iR,vgvmbM,r
Notes: H II 38
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 18/19.4.2012 0:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 30°
Weather: -4°C, astronomical twilight
Description: A bright elliptical galaxy, little bit elongated in NW-SE direction. Compact core in the middle.
Updated: 4.11.2012 20:27