Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4365 (Galaxy in Virgo)
|Date & Time: ||Apr 30 2017, from 24:05 to 24:39 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|
NGC4365 is a medium-scaled elliptic galaxy positioned at southern region of the Virgo cluster.
The galaxy has a long axis of a bit smaller than 7 arc minutes and about 60 million light years away, lying at about 1.5 degrees southwest from a striking member elliptic galaxy of M49.
You can see several compact member galaxies distributed around NGC4365.
|NGC4365 / Galaxy, type E3|
|R.A.||12h 24m 27.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+07° 19' 06" (2000.0)|
|Distance||60 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||Virgo Cluster|
|Other IDs||UGC 7488, CGCG 42-83|
MCG +1-32-48, PGC 40375