NGC 4281
DSS image of NGC 4281
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4281, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4281

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.3
Size  3.1' x 3' @ 88°
Right Ascension  12h 20' 21.6"  (2000)
Declination  5° 23' 11" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  B, vL, R, pgbM
Classification  Sa
Observing Notes

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

Part of a trio with NGC4273 and NGC4270, the dim NGC4277 is also visible, NGC4281 is the brightest of the group with a very distinct core, somewhat elongated E-W but otherwise no detail
Other Data Sources for NGC 4281
Associated objects for NGC 4281
Nearby objects for NGC 4281

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NGC 4281