The galaxy NGC 4856

Image of NGC 4856
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 4856 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 9° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name NGC 4856
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:10.40 (V) [2]
11.00 (B) [3]
8.38 (J) [3]
7.74 (H) [3]
7.47 (K) [3]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:12h59m [3]
Declination:-15°02' [3]
Distance:22.6 Mpc
73.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.37

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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