NGC 4217 is an edge-on spiral galaxy which lies approximately 60 million light-years ( 18 million parsecs ) away in the constellation of Canes Venatici. It is a possible companion galaxy to M106 (also known as NGC 4258).
NGC 4217 (lower right) next to M106 (upper left)
|Right ascension||12h 15m 50.900s|
|Declination||±47° 05′ 30.44″|
|Distance||60 Mly (18 Mpc)|
|Apparent size (V)||4.553 x 1.548 arcminutes|
- "NGC 4217 is an edge-on spiral galaxy which lies approximately 60 million light years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici".
- "Dust filaments of NGC 4217". www.spacetelescope.org. ESA/Hubble. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
- Media related to NGC 4217 at Wikimedia Commons
- HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE IMAGING OF EXTRAPLANAR DUST STRUCTURES IN THE EDGE-ON SPIRAL NGC 4217
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