Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4395 (Galaxy in Canes Venatici)
|Date & Time: ||Mar 24 2012, from 25:46 to 27:24 JST(+0900)
|Composed 5 shots with 12 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: ||Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)|
This picture shows you a large but very indistinct spiral galaxy NGC4395 that has positioned near a border between Vanes Venatici and Coma Berenices.
You can find the galaxy out at around 7.7 degrees southwest from Cor Caroli.
The galaxy has a size of 13 by 10 arc minutes or so, you can detect several lump of H alpha regions along its arms in this picture.
But it's only central bulge you can appreciate through large ranged telescopes.
|NGC4395 / Galaxy, type SA(s)m: IV|
|R.A.||12h 25m 49.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+33° 32' 46" (2000.0)|
|Distance||14 million light yrs.|
|Group og Galaxies||Canes I Group|
|Other IDs||NGC4399, NGC4400|