NGC 4866

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Virgo 12h59.5 +14°10' 6.5' x 1.5' 11 80Mly

NGC 4866 is a spiral galaxy about 80 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo.
The very dim object towards right is UGC 08091, an irregular galaxy supposed to be a distant member of the local group at a distance of about 5 million light years.
A few very distant galaxies are also visible on this image.

NGC 4866

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