Planetary Nebula NGC
4361 in Corvus
Description in The
Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:
Irregular disk with very irregular
brightness distribution involved in a larger and fainter disk of smooth
central star apparent magnitude: 13.18
This CCD image of Planetary Nebula
NGC 4361 was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik’s 20 inch F/8 telescope.
The exposure was 10 minutes. The field of view is approximately 5x7 arc
minutes, with north at top.
- NGC 4361 (Other ID: PK 294+43.1)
- Magnitude: 10.0
- Constellation: Corvus
- RA: 12h 24m 30.0s
- Dec: -18° 47' 37"
- Size (mins) 1.8
- Classification: planetary
George Normandin, KAS
April 27th, 2001
Revised: March 22nd, 2009