NGC 4459
DSS image of NGC 4459
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4459, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4459

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.4
Size  4' x 3.8' @ 110°
Right Ascension  12h 28' 60.0"  (2000)
Declination  13° 58' 43" N
Constellation  Coma Berenices
Description  pB, pL, iR, bM, r, *8 sf 2'
Classification  Sa
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 4, 2005    Vekol Ranch, Maricopa Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Round, even halo with no structure, distinct core, 5' NW of bright 8.7mag star, a couple other galaxies in the area including NGC4468 to the northeast
Other Data Sources for NGC 4459
Nearby objects for NGC 4459

Drawings, descriptions, and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

A complete list of credits and sources can be found on the about page

NGC 4459