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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4636 (M94) - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster



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Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03112002/01:55EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster
Magnification: 220X, 12mm X 1.15 ParaCor
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4636 (M94)
Category: External galaxy.
Class: ?
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 9.5v  size 7.0' x 5.0'
Position: RA 12:42.9  DEC +02:41
Description:
220X-NGC4636 is a large oval with moderately dim halo, gradualy brightning into
a well defined bright core. The halo is oval and the core is round. 6 or more
faint foreground stars are superimposed on the galaxy. 8.02 mag TYC-293-21-1 is
6'W and 11.27 mag TYC-293-171-1 is in the northern edge.
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