NGC 4236

NGC 4236

NGC 4236
A Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) image of NGC 4236.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Draco[1]
Right ascension 12h 16m 42.1s[2]
Declination +69° 27′ 45″[2]
Redshift 0 ± 2 km/s[2]
Type SB(s)dm[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 21′.9 × 7′.2[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.5[2]
Other designations
UGC 7306,[2] PGC 39346,[2] Caldwell 3

NGC 4236 (also known as Caldwell 3) is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Draco.

Contents

  • Galaxy group information 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Galaxy group information

NGC 4236 is a member of the M81 Group, a group of galaxies located at a distance of approximately 11.7 Mly (3.6 Mpc) from Earth.[3] The group also contains the well-known spiral galaxy Messier 81 and the well-known starburst galaxy Messier 82.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ R. W. Sinnott, editor (1988). The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J. L. E. Dreyer. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press.  
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4236. Retrieved 2007-03-30. 
  3. ^ a b I. D. Karachentsev (2005). "The Local Group and Other Neighboring Galaxy Groups". Astronomical Journal 129 (1): 178–188.  

External links

  • NGC 4236 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images