Object: Galaxies NGC 4169, -73, -74, -75        Constell: COM

RA: 12h 12.32m          Decl: +29° 10.8'        Epoch: 2000 
Mag:                    Size:                   Type: 

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 7./8.4.1996, 00.35

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 3       Seeing: 3 
Weather: 0 °C, no Moon.            

Brightness:             Alt:    
NGC 4169 (12.2m(v), 1.8'x1.0', S0, Br3): Round, 1.2'x1.2'.
Strongly concentrated towards a mag. 13,5 stellar nculeus.

NGC 4173 (13.6m(b), 5.0'x0.7', SBdm:, Br5): Not concentrated. PA
unsure. Very difficult and faintest of 4.

NGC 4174 (14.3m (b), 0.8'x0.3', S?, Br4): Round, strongly
concentrated. Stellar mag. 14.5 nucleus. 

NGC 4175 (14.2m (b), 1.8'x0.4', S, Br4): A stellar mag. 14.5
core. Strongly elongated but shape seen only a few times in 1/2
hour. Only slightly easier than -73.