DSS image of NGC4026
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC4026, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC4026
Overlaid DSS image of NGC4026, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
CGCG 269.029, GC 2660, h 1047, H I-223, MCG+09-20-052, PGC 37760, UGC 6985

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  12
Size  5.2' x 1.3' @ 178°
RA (2000)  11h 59' 25.2"
Dec (2000)  50° 57' 42" N
Constellation  Ursa Major
Description  vB, cL, mE 176°, vsvmbMBN

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
2 Mar 2011 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Bright, pretty edge-on, core quite bright, dust lane visible with averted vision

Andrew Cooper
30 Apr 2006 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Nice edge-on, bright, good sized, elongated 6:1 N-S, distinct bright stellar core

Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

D'A., unusual phenomenon; very unlike other neb. of the region. Star 10mg. in center of slender sharp pointed ray, 4'x20"".
Other Data Sources for NGC4026
Nearby objects for NGC4026
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.