NGC 4096 (UGC 7090) Galaxy in Ursa Major

Located at: RA 12 hours 06 minutes 01 seconds, Dec +47 degrees 28 minutes 31 seconds

Size: 7.4' x 1.7' Magnitude: 11.5 blue Class: SAB(rs)c HII

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 740 minutes (74 x 10 minute subs), 04/10/11/13/14/15/2011; seeing 2.0-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.24.4110.20701, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 4096

NGC 4096 = UGC 07090 = MCG +08-22-067 = CGCG 243-043 = PGC 38361
12 06 01.0 +47 28 41
V = 10.8;  Size 6.6x1.8;  SB = 13.4;  PA = 20d

17.5": bright, very large, almost edge-on 4:1 SW-NE, sharp concentration with a 
very small bright core embedded within the long extensions.

- by Steve Gottlieb