NGC 4102

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 06m 23.115s, +52° 42′ 39.42″

NGC 4102
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NGC 4102 image taken by Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationUrsa Major[1]
Right ascension 12h 06m 23.115s[2]
Declination+52° 42′ 39.42″[2]
Helio radial velocity847 km/s[2]
Distance68.8 million ly
Apparent magnitude (B)11.8[2]
TypeSAB(s)b,[3] LINER[3]
Other designations
NGC 4102,[3] 2MASX J12062311+5242394,[2] MCG+09-20-094,[2] UGC 7096,[3][3] FIRST J120623.0+524239,[2] WISE J120623.07+524239.8, IRAS 12038+5259, IRAS F12038+5259, SDSS J120623.00+524240.1,[2] LEDA 38392, PGC 38392[3]

NGC 4102 is an intermediate spiral galaxy[3] located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major. The galaxy contains a LINER region and a starburst region. The starburst region is 1,000 ly (310 pc) in diameter containing some 3 billion solar masses.[4]


  1. ^ "This is no supermodel spiral". ESA/Hubble. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Search Results for NGC 4102". Astronomical Database. SIMBAD. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "NED results for object NGC 4102". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Hubble Spies Charming Spiral Galaxy Bursting with Stars". SpaceDaily. 8 December 2014.