(IAAC) Obj: NGC4535 - Inst: 55CM / f:4.1 / StarMaster

Observation Poster: James (Jim) Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 03112002/00:36EST
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: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC4535
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SBa
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 10.0v  size 7.8' x 7.0'
Position: RA 12:34.4  DEC +08:11
120X-NGC4535 is a nearly face on galaxy showing spiral arms wrapping CW from a
weak core that gradual brightens.
220X The galaxy looks about the same as at 120X, but with just a little more
contrast. NGC4535 is elusive and reminds me of M33 which is more difficult due
to the larger scale.
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