NGC 4216
DSS image of NGC 4216
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4216, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4216

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10
Size  8.3' x 7.8' @ 19°
Right Ascension  12h 15' 54.5"  (2000)
Declination  13° 8' 58" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  vB, vL, vmE17, sbMN
Classification  SBb
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Mar 22, 2003    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Nice edge-on spiral galaxy, distinct core, some dust lane visible beside the core, stellar object visible beside the core, otherwise no stars immediately around the galaxy, several very dim galaxies in the surrounding area.

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

Long, shuttle like nucleus. E. of Rosse, 15'.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 4216
Nearby objects for NGC 4216

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NGC 4216