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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4724, NGC 4727 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5



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Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 16 Apr 04
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: ~5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9+ <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 342x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 4724, NGC 4727
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Crv
Data: mag 13 & 13,9magv  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
13,9 and 13magv, 0.9x0.5 and 1.1x0.9. NGC4727 is the brighter and larger of 
the close pair. At 342x it shows a slight brightening towards the center but, 
no nucleus or bright core. It appears slightly oval and about 1 in size. Its 
neighbor 4724 is oval and has a fairly high SB. I could see a faint stellar 
nucleus in its middle that is surrounded by the bright  core and a small faint 
halo. Size about 0.5x0.7. Nice looking pair as the two components are very 
different in appearance and the centers are only 50" apart!
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