(IAAC) Obj: NGC4608 - 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: 06232003/0442UT
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
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): NGC4608
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SB
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 12.0p  size 3.5' x 2.6'
Position: RA 14:23  DEC +41:46
120X- NGC4608 appears star like, round featurless with direct vision.
220X- NGC4608 still appears very small, but a round featurless disc with a very faint bar with knobs at the ends. No hint of a halo or spiral arms. 4,9v, Rho Vir lies 10,7' distant at PA:63*.
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