NGC 4759
DSS image of NGC 4759
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4759, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4759
H II 559, Holm 477, HCG 62A/B

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  15
Size  1.7' x 1.1' @ 100°
Right Ascension  12h 53' 5.3"  (2000)
Declination  9° 12' 8" S
Constellation  Virgo
Description  pL, double, *10 sp 2', pair NGC4776 & NGC4778
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Apr 3, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 8 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Actually a double galaxy the two members of which which are individually identified as NGC4776 and NGC4778, the pair is quite visible with the 18", but was just separable under very good conditions, NGC4761 is 1' east and NGC4764 is 3.5' south, the quartet making up the compact group HCG 62
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NGC 4759