NGC 4762
DSS image of NGC 4762
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4762, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4762

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.2
Size  8.7' x 8.6' @ 32°
Right Ascension  12h 52' 56.2"  (2000)
Declination  11° 13' 51" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  pB, vmE31, 3 B * s, f of 2
Classification  SBO
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Mar 21, 2004    Farnsworth Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11

Very nice edge-on spiral galaxy, almost exactly edge-on, dust lane visible with averted vision, a small version of NGC4565, an excellent object!!

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

In one field [NGC4754 and NGC4762]. 4762 like a paper kite; beautifully grouped with three stars. D'A. and E. of Rosse, long bright ray, nucl.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 4762
Nearby objects for NGC 4762
6 objects found within 60'
HD 112278 IC 3801 IC 3803
NGC 4733 NGC 4746 NGC 4754

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NGC 4762