NGC 4448

NGC 4448 is a barred spiral galaxy with a prominent inner ring structure in the constellation Coma Berenices.

NGC 4448
NGC 4448
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right ascension 12h 28m 15.4s[1]
Declination+28° 37′ 13″[1]
Redshift0.002205[1]
Helio radial velocity661 ± 6 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.0[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(r)ab[1]
Apparent size (V)3′.9 × 1′.4[1]
Other designations
UGC 7591,[1] PGC 40988[1]

The galaxy is a member of the Coma I Group.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4448. Retrieved 2007-04-01.
  2. ^ Sandage, A.; Tammann, G. A. (March 1975). "Steps toward the Hubble constant. V - The Hubble constant from nearby galaxies and the regularity of the local velocity field". The Astrophysical Journal. 196: 313–328. Bibcode:1975ApJ...196..313S. doi:10.1086/153413. ISSN 0004-637X.
  3. ^ Gregory, Stephen A.; Thompson, Laird A. (April 1977). "The Coma i Galaxy Cloud". The Astrophysical Journal. 213: 345–350. Bibcode:1977ApJ...213..345G. doi:10.1086/155160. ISSN 0004-637X.

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Coordinates:   12h 28m 15.4s, +28° 37′ 13″