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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4547 (HIII-802), NGC 4549 (HIII-807) - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 4547 (HIII-802), NGC 4549 (HIII-807)
Date & Time of Observation: 6/23/2000 22:20:00
Location: Oak Shade Observatory, Rixeyville VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Somewhat Clear
Seeing: Somewhat Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: External galaxy.
Class: E
Position: 1234.6+5856
Data: Mag 15.3; Size 0.65'x0.25'
Object Rating: C+
Description:
Pretty small, considerably faint, oval Np/Sf. Brightens very
gradually toward the middle. The nucleus appears offset Sf
the center. Galaxy has a mottled appearance. [Interestingly,
DSS shows this object as nearly stellar and round! May Geoff
be referring to tiny stellar NGC 4549 just 1'-2' SE?? -Ed.]
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