NGC 4452

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NGC 4452
NGC 4452.jpg
NGC 4452 appears to lie exactly edge-on as seen from Earth
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Virgo (constellation)
Right ascension 12h 28.7m 00s[1]
Declination +11° 45′ 00″
Redshift 0.000540[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.4
Other designations
NGC 4452, 2MFGC 9831, VCC 1125, [CHM2007] LDC 904 J122843.62+1145261, ACSVCS 44, 2MFGC 9833, VPC 613, [CHM2007] HDC 720 J122843.62+1145261, LEDA 41060, UGC 7601, Z 1226.2+1202, MCG+02-32-080, UZC J122843.3+114519, Z 70-112
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4452 is galaxy part of the Virgo Cluster, approximately 60 million light-years distant and is 35,000 light-years wide.[3] It was first seen by William Herschel in 1784 with his 47 cm telescope in England.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Interactive NGC Catalog Online". Results for NGC 4452. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  2. ^ "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 4452. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  3. ^ Hubble captures rare galactic view Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Carl Holm (15 Nov 2010) - Retrieved 15 Nov 2010