16 Apr 1999 Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT
Galaxies everywhere! about 6 in field or just outside, M86 just a bit brighter than M84 both round with brighter cores
18 Mar 1781
Nebula without star, in Virgo, on the parallel & very near to the nebula above, No. 84 [M84]: their appearances are the same, & both appear together in the same field of the telescope"
Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
h., very bright, resolvable? nf G.C. 4435, 4438 [NGC4435 and NGC4438]. In this neighborhood Lowe sees 7 nebulæ in large field with fine 15½-in. Calver.
Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.
Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.
The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.
Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927
Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.