Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4036 & NGC4041 (Galaxies in Ursa Major)


Date & Time: Jan 29 2011, from 26:30 to 27:15 JST(+0900)
Composed 5shots 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(4256×2832)
Device Size...FX Format (36×24mm)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200




NGC4036 / Galaxy, type S0-
R.A.12h 01m 27.5s (2000.0)
Dec.+61° 53' 47" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.2×1.6'
Radial Velocity1397km/s
Magnitude11.6
Distance80 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC4125 Group
Other IDsUGC 7005, CGCG 292-59
MCG +10-17-125, IRAS 11588+6210
PGC 37930
NGC4041 / Galaxy, type SA(rs)bc: II-III
R.A.12h 02m 12.1s (2000.0)
Dec.+62° 08' 17" (2000.0)
Apparent Size2.6×2.4'
Radial Velocity1186km/s
Magnitude11.9
Distance80 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC4125 Group
Other IDsUGC 7014, CGCG 292-61
MCG +10-17-129, IRAS 11596+6224
PGC 37999
This image shows you two small galaxies paralleling at around north of the Big Dipper, lower one is NGC4036 and upper has a number of NGC4041. These galaxies have long axis of 2 or 4 arc minutes, classified in lenticular and spiral ones respectively. The galaxies are members of small scaled group of galaxies with surrounding small ones, the distance has been estimated about 80 millions light years.




NGC4005 Group

NGC4051


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