NGC 4500

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NGC 4500
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spiral galaxy NGC 4500; image created via Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data
ConstellationUrsa Major
Declination+57° 57′ 54″
Distance143.0 Mly (43.84 Mpc)
Apparent magnitude (V)12.5
Apparent magnitude (B)13.1
Characteristics
TypeSBa
Apparent size (V)1.5' × 1.0'

NGC 4500 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. The galaxy was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel.[1]

Its distance from earth is approximately 44 million parsecs.[2]

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  1. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4500 - 4549". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  2. ^ Ford, Dominic. "The galaxy NGC 4500". in-the-sky.org. Retrieved 2017-08-11.