Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4051 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)
|Date & Time: ||Feb 4 2017, from 25:37 to 26:11 JST(+0900)
|Composed 12 shots with 3 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D810A
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(4080×4080)|
|Sensitivity...ISO6400, White Balance...Daylight|
NGC4051 is a small-scaled galaxy positioned around the root of Big Bear's hind leg, you can find out about 4 degrees southwest of a major galaxy M106.
NGC4051 has classified in the "Seyfert Galaxy" have very active central bulge, and the galaxy has selected in one of first-light objects of Subaru telescope in Hawaii.
The galaxy has a feature of bared and spiral galaxies, and has a long axis of about 5 arc minutes or so.
The distance from us has been estimated about 35 millions light years.
|NGC4051 / Galaxy, type SAB(rs)bc II|
|R.A.||12h 03m 9.1s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+44° 32' 06" (2000.0)|
|Distance||35 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||Ursa Major S Group|
|Other IDs||UGC7030, MCG8-22-59|