Basic object information
Name: NGC 4346
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Surface brightness: 14.5 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 3.2'x1.3'
Position angle: 99
Object classification: SBO
Description: vF,S,mE100,vsmbMBN
Notes: H I 210

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 12h 23m 28.0s
Declination: +46 59' 38"

Constellation: Canes Venatici

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 17/18.2.2002 23:50 UT

Telescope: 16" Dobson f 4.5

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 5,8

Background sky: 2-3

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 2
Weather: windy, +1C

Galaksin ydin muistuttaa kaksilapaista lentokoneen potkuria. Ydintä ympäröi suhteellisen voimakas halo.


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