NGC 4568
DSS image of NGC 4568
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4568, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4568
The Siamese Twins

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.8
Size  4.6' x 4.6' @ 23°
Right Ascension  12h 36' 34.3"  (2000)
Declination  11° 14' 20" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  vF, L, sf of Dneb
Classification  Sbc
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 24, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Great matched pair with NGC4567, no distinct core, no structure in halo, elongated 2:1 NE-SW with the NE corner in contact with NGC4567, the bright galaxy NGC4564 visible 10' north
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NGC 4568