NGC 4026
DSS image of NGC 4026
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4026, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4026
H I 223, h 1047, GC 2660, MCG +09-20-052, UGC 6985, PGC 37760, CGCG 269.029

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  12
Size  5.2' x 1.3' @ 178°
Right Ascension  11h 59' 25.2"  (2000)
Declination  50° 57' 42" N
Constellation  Ursa Major
Description  vB, cL, mE 176°, vsvmbMBN
Classification  SO
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Mar 2, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Bright, pretty edge-on, core quite bright, dust lane visible with averted vision

Andrew Cooper
Apr 30, 2006    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Nice edge-on, bright, good sized, elongated 6:1 N-S, distinct bright stellar core

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

D'A., unusual phenomenon; very unlike other neb. of the region. Star 10mg. in center of slender sharp pointed ray, 4'x20"".
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
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NGC 4026