NGC 4559

NGC 4559

NGC 4559
An ultraviolet image of NGC 4559 taken with GALEX.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Coma Berenices
Right ascension 12h 35m 57.7s[1]
Declination +27° 57′ 35″[1]
Redshift 816 ± 9 km/s[1]
Distance ~ 29 Mly (8.859 Mpc)[1]
Type SAB(rs)cd[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 10′.7 × 4′.4[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.4[1]
Other designations
UGC 7766,[1] PGC 42002,[1] Caldwell 36

NGC 4559 (also known as Caldwell 36) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. Distance estimates for NCG 4559 range from about 29 million light-years to 51 million light-years, averaging about 29 million light-years.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4559. Retrieved 2007-03-31. 

External links

  • NGC 4559 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images