(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4565 - Inst: 220mm f/5 Newt


Observer: Paul Haworth
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1999 April 22/23 22:15UT
Location of site: Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, UK. (Lat +53, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II / III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 220mm f/5 Newt
Magnification: x44
Object(s): NGC 4565
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Coma
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A stone's throw away from NGC 4494, as soon as I got this in the field
I noticed its striking edge-on property.  It is extended ESE - WNW,
and appears as a fairly bright silvery sliver, with a brighter and
apparantly wider core.  I couldn't really pick up much more detail on it.
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