NGC 4620

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NGC 4620
NGC 4620 SDSS.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4620.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationVirgo
Right ascension12h 41m 59.3s[1]
Declination12° 56′ 34″[1]
Redshift0.003805/1141 km/s[1]
Distance65,240,000 ly
Group or clusterVirgo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)13.5[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0 [1]
Size~36,469.16 ly (estimated)
Apparent size (V)1.59 x 1.23[1]
Other designations
PGC 42619, UGC 7859, VCC 1902[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4620 is a lenticular galaxy located about 65 million light-years away[2] in the constellation of Virgo.[3] It was discovered by astronomer John Herschel on March 29, 1830.[4] NGC 4620 is a member of the Virgo Cluster.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4620. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  3. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 4620 - Lenticular Galaxy in Virgo Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4600 - 4649". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  5. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-09-06.

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