Basic object information

Object name: NGC 4774
Popular name: Kidney Bean Galaxy
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.3
Size: 36.0"x24.0"
Position angle: 90
Object classification: Sc Ring
Description: eF,cS,R,bM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 12h 53m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +36 49' 00"

Constellation: Canes Venatici

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.4.2006 0:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 269x


Field: 11'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 65
Visuality: IV
Weather: -2C

Kidney Bean Galaxy. Fairly faint and difficult, somewhat NW-SE oriented. The northern edge is somewhat brighter with averted vision.