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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4596 - 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: 03112002/01:35EST
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): NGC4596
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBa
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 10.4v  size 4.5' x 4.0'
Position: RA 12:40.0  DEC +10:10
Description:
220X-NGC4596 has a very faint diffused halo almost masked by the light from the 
bar like core. The core has faint ansi that are knob-like with a hint of further extension.
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