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(IAAC) Obj: NGC4546 - 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: 03112002/00:47EST
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): NGC4546
Category: External galaxy.
Class: E7
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 10.3v  size 3.5' x 1.7'
Position: RA 12:35.5  DEC -03:48
Description:
220X-NGC4546 is a bright oval gradually brightning toward the center. There doesn't seem to be a defined core, rather the gradual brightning. There is a faint star imposed on the The East end of the galaxy's halo. 
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