NGC 4438
DSS image of NGC 4438
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 4438, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 4438
The Eyes, The Nonet

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.1
Size  9.3' x 8.5' @ 27°
Right Ascension  12h 27' 45.6"  (2000)
Declination  13° 0' 32" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  B, cL, vlE, r, sf of 2
Classification  Sa
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 18, 2004    Sentinel, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, distinct core, elongated 3:1 north-south, the very similar NGC4435 visible 5' north

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

[NGC4406] nf G.C. 4435, 4438 [NGC4435 and NGC4438]. In this neighborhood Lowe sees 7 nebulæ in large field with fine 15½-in. Calver.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
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NGC 4438