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NGC4535 / NGC4526

Classification: Spiral Galaxy NGC4535, 4526, 4518, 4518B, and a few PGC galaxies.
Constellation: Virgo (VIR)
Object Location: Ra 12h 35m 13s Dec +07° 49’46” (current)(centered)
Size & Distance: 11.8 x 11 Mag 10.7 Apx 54 Million light-years.

Date & Location: 04-14-2023 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB 110,60,60,60. L-11x10, RGB 6x10 ea (bin 1x1
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm, FLI-Atlas focuser.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE CP4 / ATS 10x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-25c / FLI CFW1-8 / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, CCDStack 2.82, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, Mid to Low 40’s
Cropped Image Field of view is 64 x 50.5 arcmin. Image Scale 1.48 arcsec/pix
Also in the FOV is NGC4526 being most prominent. Plus many small PGC galaxies.

NGC 4535 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It’s a member of the Virgo Cluster. NGC 4526 is a lenticular galaxy with an embedded dusty disc, located approximately 55 million light-years in Virgo and was discovered on 13 April 1784 by William Herschel.
NGC4526 is seen nearly edge-on. The morphological classification is SAB(s)0°, which indicates a lenticular structure with a weak bar across the center and pure spiral arms without a ring. It also belongs to the Virgo cluster and is one of the brightest known lenticular galaxies.