NGC 4596
DSS image of NGC 4596
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4596, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4596

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.5
Size  4' x 3.9' @ 135°
Right Ascension  12h 39' 55.9"  (2000)
Declination  10° 10' 34" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  B, pS, R, gmbM, r, 3 * f
Classification  SBO-a
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 7, 2005    Caballo Loco Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Reasonably bright, distinct core, elongated 2:1 east-west, several bright field stars frame the galaxy
Other Data Sources for NGC 4596
Nearby objects for NGC 4596

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NGC 4596