NGC 4503

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NGC 4503
SDSS NGC 4503.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4503.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationVirgo
Right ascension 12h 32m 06.2s[1]
Declination11° 10′ 35″[1]
Redshift0.004450/1334 km/s[1]
Distance41.5/74 Mly[2]
Group or clusterVirgo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)12.05[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB0^-[1]
Size~42,900 ly (13.14 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)3.5 x 1.7[1]
Other designations
CGCG 70-149, MCG 2-32-118, PGC 41538, UGC 7680, VCC 1412[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4503 is a barred lenticular galaxy located around 41 to 74 million light-years away[3] in the constellation Virgo.[4] NGC 4503 was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on March 15, 1784.[5] NGC 4503 is a member of the Virgo Cluster.[6][7][8]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4503. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  2. ^ "parsecs to lightyears conversion". Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  3. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  4. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 4503 - Barred Lenticular Galaxy in Virgo Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  5. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4500 - 4549". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  6. ^ "The Virgo Cluster". www.atlasoftheuniverse.com. Retrieved 2017-10-31.
  7. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  8. ^ McArthur, Hartmut Frommert, Christine Kronberg, Guy. "The Virgo Cluster of Galaxies". www.messier.seds.org. Retrieved 2017-11-08.