Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4038 & NGC 4039Other name: ESO 572-47
RA: 12h 1.9m DEC: -18° 52'
Constellation: CRV
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.3
Size: 3.4' x 2'
PA: 80°
Surface brightness: 13.1
Classification: Sp
Description: pB,cL,R,vgbM
Notes: H IV 28,Ringtail Galaxy,two filaments
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Base del Teide (2280m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 18/19.4.2004 0:00
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 42°
Weather: +9°C, dry and good
Description: Two galaxies are contacted to each other. NGC 4038 has a small core, NGC 4039 is only a monotonous haze.
Updated: 15.5.2004 13:54