Ilford NSW Australia
41cm f4.7 Dobsonian telescope
Sky quality: N/A
Black Canford paper
White pastel chalk
NGC 4517 is a really nice edge-on galaxy around 12′ x 2′ in size.
In the 41cm dob this galaxy looked very elegant and is designated as type Sc.
However visually it looks somewhat irregular in its appearance.
It reminds me of NGC 55 in Sculptor.
This is one of my older sketches from 2006.