NGC 4478
DSS image of NGC 4478
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4478, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4478

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.2
Size  2' x 1.8' @ 140°
Right Ascension  12h 30' 17.5"  (2000)
Declination  12° 19' 43" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  pB, S, R, psbM, 2 of 3
Classification  E1
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 17, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 127x

Small, bright, round, brghter to the center without an obvious core, M87 is 9' northeast

Andrew Cooper
Jan 18, 2004    Sentinel, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

The brighter of a pair just southwest of M87, the companion NGC4476 is less than 10' west, small, round, modest core, even halo
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NGC 4478