NGC4192 - M98
DSS image of NGC4192
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC4192, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC4192
Overlaid DSS image of NGC4192, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.1
Size  9.5' x 9.4' @ 155°
RA (2000)  12h 13' 48.2"
Dec (2000)  14° 54' 1" N
Constellation  Coma Berenices
Description  B, vL, vmE152, vsvmbM

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Apr 16, 1999    Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Elongated, looks like an edge-on spiral, brighter near the center

Charles Messier
Apr 13, 1781    

Nebula without star, of an extremely faint light, above the northern wing of the Virgin, on the parallel & close to star no. 6, fifth magnitude, of the hair of Berenice, according to Flamsteed. M. Méchain saw it on Mar 15, 1781."

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

Long ray. h., 10'; D'A nucleus.
Other Data Sources for NGC4192
Nearby objects for NGC4192
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.