Basic object information

Object name: NGC 4565
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.5
Size: 15.8'x2.1'
Position angle: 136
Object classification: Sb
Description: !!B,eL,eE135,vsbMN = *10-11
Notes: H V 24;NGC 4562 @ 13.4';classic edge-on galaxy

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 12h 36m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +25 59' 00"

Constellation: Coma Berenices

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 29/30.3.2005 0:15

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 146x


Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 53
Visuality: I
Weather: -9C

A long and slim edge-on galaxy. A central bulge has been divided by a fine EDL. The core is almost stellar, but there is also some brighter structure visible. Slightly brighter on the NE-side.