Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC4753 (Galaxy in Virgo)
|Date & Time: ||Mar 4 2006, from 24:59 to 25:30 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 10 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 D70 (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008×2000)|
NGC4753 is an irregular galaxy positioned about 2.7 degrees east from gamma Vir.
The galaxy has a long axis of about 6 arc minutes and 10.8th magnitude in brightness, you can appreciate it only dimmed light through telescopes.
The image shows you an indistinct dark lane in central region of the galaxy.
NGC4753 is a main member of medium scaled galactic group about 50 millions light years away.
|NGC4753 / Galaxy, type I0:pec|
|R.A.||12h 52m 22.7s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-01° 11' 57"(2000.0)|
|Distance||55 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||VirgoII - NGC4753 Group|
|Other IDs||UGC8009, MCG0-33-16|