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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4618, NGC4625 - 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): NGC4618, NGC4625
Category: External galaxy.
Class: ?
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag -  size -
Position: RA -:-  DEC -:-
Description:
220X-NGC4618-Galaxy; 10.8v mag; 4.5' x 3.5'SZ; RA12:41.6, Dec+41:08
Halo and core are mottled. Some of the knots are almost star-like. The core is clumpy and moderately bright. The halo is roughly ring shaped with the core
off center to the north. ^There are bright knots in the outer Southern and East halo. (Peculiar)
220X-NGC4625-Galaxy; 12.4v mag; 1.5' x 1.4'SZ; RA:12:41.9, DEC +41:16
A faint round glow with a slightly brighter core offset to the North. Ther is a dark arc on the southern side of the core. (Like the Black-Eye Galaxy)
NGC4618 is 8.3' S-W of NGC4625.
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