Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 4691Other name: MCG 0-33- 13
RA: 12h 48.2m DEC: -3° 20'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 2.7' x 2.5'
PA: 15°
Surface brightness: 12.9
Classification: SBO-a
Description: pB,pL,E90,mbM
Notes: H II 182
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 9/10.4.2007 1:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 24°
Weather: -7°C
Description: Pretty bright (11 mag) galaxy in Virgo. It's highly elongated in W-E and the core is pretty large and bright. Very faint details visible (suspected) occasionally with averted vision?
Updated: 15.8.2007 22:24