Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4111 (Galaxy in Canes Venatici)

Date & Time: Mar 3 2017, from 24:10 to 24:55 JST(+0900)
Composed 11 shots with 4 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
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)
Device Size...20×20mm
Sensitivity...ISO6400, White Balance...Daylight

NGC4111 / Galaxy, type SA(r)0+: sp
R.A.12h 07m 2.7s (2000.0)
Dec.+43° 04' 02" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.5×0.9'
Radial Velocity1027km/s
Distance55 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesUrsa Major S Group
Other IDsUGC7103, MCG7-25-26
CGCG215-28, PGC38440
NGC4111 is a compact edge-on galaxy in western edge of Canes Venatici, near a boundary on Ursa Major. The galaxy is positioned about 4.6 degrees SSW from M106, having a length of 4.6 arc minutes and 11th magnitude. This picture shows you a fairly bright central bulge. There are several companion galaxies surrounding, an edge-on dimmed one about 12 arc minutes northwest has a number of UGC7089.



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