HCG 62
DSS image of HCG 62
Overlaid DSS image of HCG 62, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around HCG 62

Type  Galaxy Cluster
Magnitude  12.4
Size  3.7'
Right Ascension  12h 53' 8"  (2000)
Declination  9° 13' 27" S
Constellation  Virgo
Description  4 members
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%

A group of four members surrounding a 9.4mag star SAO139019, the group is dominated by the double galaxy NGC4759, which is separately identified as NGC4776 and NCG4778, rounding out the group is NGC4761 just 1' east of the double and NGC4764 3.5' south, all four are easy visible, though the double NGC4759 was just separable under very good conditions
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HCG 62