Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4774Other name: MCG 6-28- 37
RA: 12h 53.1m DEC: +36° 49'
Constellation: CVN
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.3
Size: 0.6' x 0.4'
PA: 90°
Surface brightness: 12.5
Classification: Sc Ring
Description: eF,cS,R,bM
Notes: H III 618
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 22/23.4.2006 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 269xFilter: -
Field: 11'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IVHeight: 65°
Weather: -2°C
Description: Kidney Bean Galaxy. Fairly faint and difficult, somewhat NW-SE oriented. The northern edge is somewhat brighter with averted vision.
Updated: 9.5.2006 22:48