Basic object information

Object name: NGC 4691
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.1
Size: 2.7'x2.5'
Position angle: 85
Position angle: 15
Object classification: SBO-a
Description: pB,pL,E90,mbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 12h 48m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -3 20' 00"

Constellation: Virgo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 9/10.4.2007 1:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: II

Height: 24

Weather: -7C

Pretty bright (11 mag) galaxy in Virgo. It's highly elongated in W-E and the core is pretty large and bright. Very faint details visible (suspected) occasionally with averted vision?