Object: Galaxies NGC 4291, 4319 and qso MRK 205 Constell: DRA RA: 12h 21.73m (-19) Decl: +75° 19.5' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 12.8m(p)/11.4m(v) Size: 3'x2.3'/1.9x1.6' Type: SB(r)ab/E (-19/-91) Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 19./20.4.1995, 00.00 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2 Seeing: 2 Weather: Good. +0 °C, no Moon. Brightness: 3, 3, 5 Alt: Description: Two quite bright galaxies, both quite easy but small at 40x. NGC 4291: A typical elliptical galaxy; Strongly concentrated towards a non-stellar core. 1.2'x0.9'. Core almost round. NGC 4319: About as bright as -91. Round, diam 1.5'. Slightly concentrated towards a mag. 15 stellar nucleus. Quasar Markarian 205: A stellar mag. 15 point a bit off the S edge of NGC 4319. Difficult but clearly visible with averted vision.