NGC 4778 - NGC 4759A
DSS image of NGC 4778
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4778, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4778
h 3438, GC 3290, Holm 477B, MCG -01-33-037, PGC 43757, HCG 62A

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  13.47
Size  0.7' x 0.5' @ 120°
Right Ascension  12h 53' 5.8"  (2000)
Declination  9° 12' 14" S
Constellation  Virgo
Description  vF, S, R, vlbM, f of Dneb
Classification  S0+;BrClG
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%

Small, stellar core, round, no other structure noted, a close pair with NGC4776 with the combination also cataloged as NGC4759, William Herschel saw only the merged pair, it was John who separated the pair and cataloged the two separately
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NGC 4778