NGC4976
DSS image of NGC4976
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC4976, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC4976
Overlaid DSS image of NGC4976, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
ESO 219-G029, GC 3413, h 3468, PGC 45562

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10
Size  5.1' x 2.6' @ 161°
RA (2000)  13h 8' 37.4"
Dec (2000)  49° 30' 23" S
Constellation  Centaurus
Description  B, pL, R, gmbM

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
19 Apr 2012 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Round, 3' diameter, bright stellar nucleus

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

Small, distinct core, 2' across, round

Andrew Cooper
11 Jun 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Small, round, reasonably bright, condensed core, just 5' east of a 8 mag star, 30' west of NGC4945
Other Data Sources for NGC4976
Nearby objects for NGC4976
3 objects found within 120'
NGC4945 NGC4945A NGC4976
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.