Messier 98 - NGC 4192

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h 1132, GC 2786, HOLM 348A, MCG +03-31-079, UGC 7231, PGC 39028, SDSS J121348.28+145401.6

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.1
Size  9.5' x 9.4' @ 155°
Right Ascension  12h 13' 48.2"  (2000)
Declination  14° 54' 1" N
Constellation  Coma Berenices
Description  B, vL, vmE152, vsvmbM
Classification  SBb
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Apr 16, 1999    Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Elongated, looks like an edge-on spiral, brighter near the center

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

Long ray. h., 10'; D'A nucleus.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917

Charles Messier
Apr 13, 1781    

Nebula without star, of an extremely faint light, above the northern wing of the Virgin, on the parallel & close to star no. 6, fifth magnitude, of the hair of Berenice, according to Flamsteed. M. Méchain saw it on Mar 15, 1781.
― Connaissance des Temps, 1781
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Messier 98