Object: Galaxy NGC 4656                         Constell: CVn

RA: 12h 43.9m           Decl: +32° 11'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 10.7m (v)          Size: 15.3'x3.0'        Type: SB(s)mp

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 10./11.4.1993, 23.35

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 126x              Filter:
Field: 30'              NE Lim.mag: 6.0m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 2 
Weather:                           

Brightness: 3           Alt:    
Description: An interesting galaxy, surface brightness not very
high. The main body is broadly concentrated and slightly
asymmetrical, the N side being brighter. No core or nucleus. The
brightening on the N side (=NGC 4657) is slightly fainter than
the main body but still easy. The galaxy bends 90° towards SE
and. The brigtening is slightly mottled.