Object: Galaxy NGC 4244                         Constell: CVN

RA: 12h 17.5m           Decl: +37° 48.5'        Epoch: 2000
Mag: 10.3m (v)          Size: 16.7'x1.9'        Type: SA(s)cd:

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 25./26.2.1995, 22.30

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 63x               Filter:
Field: 60'              NE Lim.mag: 5.8m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 3 
Weather: -6 °C, no Moon.           

Brightness: 2           Alt: 45°
Description: A very beautiful edge-on spiral galaxy. About
15'x2' with a bright core and slowly fading outer parts. Very
thin - needleshaped if any galaxy is. The core seems to be
surrounded by slightly darker areas but this may be only a
contrast effect.