NGC 4551
DSS image of NGC 4551
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4551, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4551

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.9
Size  2' x 1.8' @ 70°
Right Ascension  12h 35' 37.9"  (2000)
Declination  12° 15' 50" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  pB, S, R, bM, nf of 2
Classification  Elliptical
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 6, 2005    Caballo Loco Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11

An attractive pair with NGC4550 just 3' southwest, NGC4551 is the smaller of the pair, bright, elongated 2:1 east-west, no detail noted in halo, the pair is 20' due south of M89
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NGC 4551