(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4346 - Inst: 4.5-inch (112 mm) f/8 Reflector

Observation Poster: Eric Vondra <parasyonok@ixpres.com>
Observer: Eric Vondra
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 17 Jan 2004 0745 UT
Location of site: Paris, VA (Lat 39N, Elev 225m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5-inch (112 mm) f/8 Reflector
Magnification: 50x, 100x
Object(s): NGC 4346
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag 12.29  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
This one's a surprisingly easy pickup with roughly E-W elongation, not 
particularly pronounced. What's outstanding about it is the very much brighter 
nucleus, very well condensed and stellar. Not much else to see. Appears about 
1-1/2' long, maybe a little longer.
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