NGC 4244

NGC 4244

NGC 4244
NGC 4244
Observation data
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 12h 17m 29.6s
Declination +37° 48′ 26″
Redshift +243/+493 km/s
Distance 6.5/14 million ly
Type Sc
Apparent dimensions (V) 16′.2
Apparent magnitude (V) +10.2/+10.6
Other designations
Caldwell 26

NGC 4244, also Caldwell 26, is an edge-on loose Spiral galaxy and Caldwell object in the constellation Canes Venatici. It is part of the M94 Group (the Canes Venatici I Group), a galaxy group relatively close to the Local Group containing the Milky Way. It shines at magnitude +10.2/+10.6. Its celestial cooridinates are RA 12h 17.5m, dec +37° 49′. It is located near a naked-eye G-class star Beta Canum Venaticorum, barred spiral galaxy NGC 4151, and irregular galaxy NGC 4214. The galaxy lies approximately 6.5 million[1]/14 million[2] light years away, with a redshift of +243/493[1] km/s. A nuclear star cluster and halo is located at the centre of this galaxy.[2][3]

Contents

  • Gallery 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Gallery

Notes

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References

External links

  • NGC 4244 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images
  • SEDS – NGC 4244
  • Simbad – NGC 4244
  • VizieR – NGC 4244
  • NED – NGC 4244