May 6, 2005 Caballo Loco Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11
An attractive pair with NGC4550 just 3' southwest, NGC4551 is the smaller of the pair, bright, elongated 2:1 east-west, no detail noted in halo, the pair is 20' due south of M89
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