DSS image of IC4402
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC4402, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of IC4402
Overlaid DSS image of IC4402, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
2MASX J14211309-4617524, ESO 272-G005, IRAS 14179-4604, PGC 051288

Type  Galaxy
Size  6.5' x 1.2' @ 127°
RA (2000)  14h 21' 13.2"
Dec (2000)  46° 17' 52" S
Constellation  Lupus

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
11 Jun 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Nice edge-on in a rich starfield, faint, good sized, elongated 5:1 northwest-southeast, no core or dust lane visible
Other Data Sources for IC4402
Nearby objects for IC4402
3 objects found within 120'
NGC5516 IC4390 IC4402
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.