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NGC 4762

NGC 4762 is an edge-on lenticular galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It is at a distance of 60 million light years and is a member of the Virgo Cluster. Bottom-right galaxy is NGC 4754 Read more.

Name and aliases NGC 4762, UGC 8016 NGC 4754, UGC 8010
Type LINER-type Active Galaxy Nucleus Galaxy in Pair of Galaxies
Coordinates 12:52:56.04 +11:13:50.8 12:52:17.56 +11:18:49.1
Radial velocity 958.13 (km/s) 1350.86 (km/s)
Redshift 0.00287 0.00425
Distance 35.3 million light years 54.3 million light years
Magnitude (B) 11.15 (B) 11.52
Size (the Moon = 32 arcminutes) 7.6 x 1.9 arcminutes 4.5 x 2.4 arcminutes
Link Simbad Simbad
Link HyperLeda HyperLeda

NGC 4762

Telescope
Esprit 120ED APO Triplet
Camera
Atik one 6.0
Mount
Skywatcher Eq6-R
Flattener
TSFlat2,5
Guiding camera
Starlight Xpress Lodestar
OAG
TS 2" Off Axis Guider
Exposure
22 * 360 sec L, 5 * 420 sec RGB