NGC 4151  -  wide field

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Object identification (2.4MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of NGC4151

Object type: Galaxy (SBab)
Size: 6.8' x 5.3'
Magnitude: 11.1 mag
Constellation: CVn
Distance: 60 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 4151 is a spiral galaxy with a weak inner ring structure located 60 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Canes Venatici. It is one of the nearest galaxies to Earth that contains an actively growing supermassive black hole.

To the north one can find the spiral galaxy NGC 4145 in a distance of 68 million light-years.

Exposure data

Date: 2018-03-14 until 2018-05-12 (9 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 150x6min
Exposure time total: 15h00min