Deep Sky Object in Spring
Around NGC4065 (Galaxy Group in Coma Berenices)


Date & Time: Dec 18 2015, from 26:59 to 28:10 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium UV/IR cut filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Eqatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600




NGC4065 / Galaxy, type E
R.A.12h 04m 06.2s (2000.0)
Dec.+20°14' 07" (2000.0)
Apparent Size1.3×1.2'
Radial Velocity+6308km/s
Magnitude12.6
DistanceN/A
Group of Galaxies -
Other IDsUGC 7050, CGCG 98-42
CGCG 128-7, MCG +4-29-7
PGC 38156
This image has captured a small-scaled galaxy group in the western edge of Coma Berenices. An elliptic galaxy of NGC4065 in lower right hand side has the brightest magnitude of at most 12th and a size of a bit larger than an arc minute. The member galaxies has distributed in two groups of upper right and lower left, you can count about 20 galaxies in a span of about 30 arc minutes.
Numbers with 4 digits represent NGC #




NGC4038,NGC4039(The Antennae)

NGC4123, NGC4039


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