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Name: NGC 6196 & IC 4614Other name: IC 4615
RA: 16h 37.9m DEC: +36° 4'
Constellation: HER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.3' x 0.9'
PA: 140°
Surface brightness: 13.7
Classification: E-SO
Description: vF,vS, stellar
Notes: In a group
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 23/24.4.2006 0:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 49°
Weather: -2°C
Description: NGC 6196 is N-S elongated galaxy, fairly faint and almost stellar nucleus. IC 4614 is a fuzzy star on the south side.
Updated: 11.5.2006 11:10