M87's satellite galaxy NGC 4486B

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4486B (UGCA 283), type E0/dE0, in Virgo

[NGC 4486B, HST]

Right Ascension 12 : 30.5 (h:m)
Declination + 12 : 29 (deg:m)
Distance 60000 (kly)
Visual Brightness 13.29 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 0.5x0.4 (arc min)
M87's satellite galaxy, NGC 4486B, is shown here as photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. This dwarf galaxy is receding from us at 1409 km/sec.

  • SIMBAD Data of NGC 4486B
  • NED Data of NGC 4486B
  • Publications on NGC 4486B (NASA ADS)
  • Observing Reports for NGC 4486B (IAAC Netastrocatalog)

    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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