Basic object information
Object name: NGC 4762
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.1
Size: 8.7'x1.7'
Position angle: 29
Object classification: SBO
Description: pB,vmE31,3 B * s,f of 2
Notes: H II 75;NGC 4754 @ 10.5';thick streak w tufts at ends

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 12h 52m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +11 14' 00"
Constellation: Virgo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 18/19.4.2009 1:30

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 429x
Field: 11'
Background sky: 2 (21.05)Visuality: I

Filter:
NE Lim.mag: 6.9
Seeing: 3
Height: 38

Weather: -6C, gusts of wind

A perfect example of edge-on galaxies; a brilliant central bulge and line straight discus. Forms a pair with NGC 4754.