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NGC 4536 / 4527

Classification: Sprial Galaxy NGC4536, UGC7732, NGC4527, UGC7721
Constellation: Virgo (VIR)
Object Location: Ra 12h 35m 20s Dec +02° 05’33” (current)
Size & Distance: 4536= 7.6x3.2 4527= 6.2x2.1 Apx 49 Million light years.

Date & Location: 04-21/22-2017 Little Blair Valley, CA.
Exposure: LRGB 116-40-40-40 , L-14x500s, RGB-4x600s (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO180FL @ f/5.23 using an Astro-Physics TCC160 F/L 941mm.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1200 GTOCP4 / ATS 10x36 pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-30c / FLI CFW2-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 50mm LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.10, Photoshop CS5, CCDStack, Topaz Labs.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, calm winds, Temp from 45°, 21st/ 60°, 22nd
Image Field of view is 45 x 36 arcmin.

NGC 4536 and NGC4527 are galaxies in the constellation Virgo, however, they are not considered a member of this cluster of galaxies.
NGC 4536 has the optical characteristics of an HII galaxy, which means it is undergoing a strong burst of star formation.
NGC 4527 is also a starburst galaxy, with 2.5 billion solar masses of molecular hydrogen concentrated within its innermost regions.
NGC 4536 has a app magnitude of 11.1 and NGC4527 at 11.4