Messier 90 - NGC 4569

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Aladin viewer for the region around Messier 90
GC 3111, MCG +02-32-155, Arp 76, UGC 7786, PGC 42089, SDSS J123649.79+130946.5

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  9.5
Size  9.5' x 4.4' @ 23°
Right Ascension  12h 36' 49.7"  (2000)
Declination  13° 9' 46" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  pL, bMN
Classification  SBab
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 17, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 127x
Seeing: 5 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Bright, moderately elongated north-south, brighter to the center with a stellar core

Andrew Cooper
Mar 14, 2010    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 55x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%

Small, bright, no structure noted, M89 is visible 40' south, M91 is 1½° north

Andrew Cooper
Apr 18, 1999    Organ Pipe National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Noticeably elongated on P.A. 30, core brighter

Charles Messier
Mar 18, 1781    

Nebula without star, in Virgo: its light is as faint as the preceding, No. 89 [M89]."
― Connaissance des Temps, 1781
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Messier 90