DSS image of IC4444
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC4444, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of IC4444
Overlaid DSS image of IC4444, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
2MASX J14313860-4325060, ESO 272- G 014, IC4441, MCG -07-30-002, PGC 51905

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.4
Size  1.7' x 1.4' @ 75°
RA (2000)  14h 31' 38.6"
Dec (2000)  43° 25' 6" S
Constellation  Lupus
Description  vF, vS, * in M, spiral or annular

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
11 Jun 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 262x

Round 2' halo of light in a rich starfield, stellar core and suggestions of structure in the halo
Other Data Sources for IC4444
Nearby objects for IC4444
4 objects found within 120'
IC4444 NGC5643
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.