Basic object information

Object name: NGC 4198
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.7
Size: 1.0'x0.6'
Position angle: 130
Object classification: Sa
Description: pF,pS,lE,gbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 12h 14m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +56 01' 00"

Constellation: Ursa Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 21/22.2.2006 21:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.1

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 59
Visuality: III
Weather: -7C, foggy

A typical galaxy in Ursa Major. NW-SE elongated but the shape was very difficult to detach. A little brightening on the NW.