Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4527 (Galaxy in Virgo)
|Date & Time: ||Jan 24 2015, from 26:34 to 27:17 JST(+0900)
|Composed 8 shots with 6 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & 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)|
A spiral galaxy of NGC4527 has positioned at about 4.5 degrees NNW from gamma Vir, Porrima.
The galaxy is lying at the southern edge of the Virgo Cluster, having a long axis of 7 arc minutes and a visual brightness of 10th magnitude.
You can hardly detect the clear spiral structures but it can be seen that the complicated dark lanes are surrounding around the nucleus.
|NGC4527 / Galaxy, type SAB(s)bc|
|R.A.||12h 34m 08.8s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+02°39' 13" (2000.0)|
|Distance||49 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||Virgo Cluster|
|Other IDs||UGC 7721, CGCG 42-156|
MCG +1-32-101, IRAS 12315+255