The galaxy NGC 4279

Image of NGC 4279
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 4279 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 18° from it.

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Name NGC 4279
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:14.00 (B) [2]
11.45 (J) [2]
10.66 (H) [2]
10.55 (K) [2]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:12h20m [2]
Declination:-11°39' [2]
Distance:61.2 Mpc
199.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.93

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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