NGC 4710

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NGC 4710
NGC 4710 (captured by the Hubble Space Telescope).jpg
Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 4710
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right ascension12h 49m 38.958s[1]
Declination+15° 09′ 55.76″[1]
Helio radial velocity1,129 km/s[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.9[3]
Apparent magnitude (B)11.60[2]
Apparent size (V)3′.0 × 0′.8[2]
Other designations
NGC 4710, UGC 7980, PGC 43375[4][3]

NGC 4710 is an edge-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. Its prominent x-shaped structure reveals the existence of an underlying bar.[5] NGC 4710 possesses both thin and thick discs.[6]


  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, Michael F.; Cutri, Roc M.; Stiening, Rae; Weinberg, Martin D.; Schneider, Stephen E.; Carpenter, John M.; Beichman, Charles A.; Capps, Richard W.; Chester, Thomas; Elias, Jonathan H.; Huchra, John P.; Liebert, James W.; Lonsdale, Carol J.; Monet, David G.; Price, Stephan; Seitzer, Patrick; Jarrett, Thomas H.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Gizis, John E.; Howard, Elizabeth V.; Evans, Tracey E.; Fowler, John W.; Fullmer, Linda; Hurt, Robert L.; Light, Robert M.; Kopan, Eugene L.; Marsh, Kenneth A.; McCallon, Howard L.; Tam, Robert; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Wheelock, Sherry L. (1 February 2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131: 1163–1183. doi:10.1086/498708. ISSN 0004-6256.
  2. ^ a b c d Boselli, A.; et al. (2014). "The GALEX Ultraviolet Virgo Cluster Survey (GUViCS). IV. The role of the cluster environment on galaxy evolution". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 570: A69. arXiv:1407.4986. Bibcode:2014A&A...570A..69B. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201424419. S2CID 119244700. A69.
  3. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4710. Retrieved 2007-04-02.
  4. ^ "NGC 4710". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  5. ^ Bogdan, C. Ciambur; Graham, Alister W. (June 2016). "Quantifying the (X/peanut)-shaped structure in edge-on disc galaxies: length, strength, and nested peanuts". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 459 (2): 1276–1292. arXiv:1603.00019. Bibcode:2016MNRAS.459.1276C. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw759. S2CID 118991786.
  6. ^ Kasparova, A. (2016). "The Diversity of Thick Galactic Discs". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 460 (1): 89–93. arXiv:1604.07624. Bibcode:2016MNRAS.460L..89K. doi:10.1093/mnrasl/slw083. S2CID 119303521.

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 49m 38.9s, +15° 09′ 56″