NGC4764
DSS image of NGC4764
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC4764, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC4764
Overlaid DSS image of NGC4764, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
HCG 62D, NPM1G -08.0401, PGC 43760

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  15.1
Size  0.3' x 0.2' @ 115°
RA (2000)  12h 53' 6.7"
Dec (2000)  9° 15' 28" S
Constellation  Virgo
Description  eF, eS, sf Dneb 4759, member of HCG 62

Observing Notes

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

Very faint! small, round, southernmost member of HCG 62, just 3.5' south of the NGC4759 pair
Other Data Sources for NGC4764
Nearby objects for NGC4764
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.