Deep Sky Object in Spring
IC4182 (Galaxy in Canes Venatici)

Date & Time: May 2 2011, from 24:40 to 25:30 JST(+0900)
Composed 6shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain (f=2500mm, F10.0)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(2784×1848)
Device Size...DX Format (24×16mm)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200

IC4182 / Galaxy, type (R)SA(s)m
R.A.13h 05m 49.4s (2000.0)
Dec.+37° 36' 21" (2000.0)
Apparent Size7.7×5.4'
Radial Velocity+212km/s
Distance20 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC5194 Group
Other IDsUGC 8188, CGCG 189-20
MCG +6-29-31, PGC 45314
In central region of Canes Venatici, a medium sized galaxy of IC4182 has been positioned at 2 degrees ESE of Cor Caroli. The galaxy has a size of about 8 arc minutes and a dimmer brightness of 11.8th magnitude, it's difficult to detect detailed structured with scope-aided eyes. Although IC4182 looks like an irregular galaxy with unevenness, has been classified in indistinct spiral. The distance from us is about 20 millions light years.


Superthin Galaxy(UGC9242)

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