|Object NGC 4242 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 4242 - galaxy in the constellation Canum Venaticorum|
Type: SBd - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 5.20'x4.0'
magnitude: V=10.8m; B=11.4m
The surface brightness: 13.9 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 12h17m30s; Dec= 45°37'9"
redshift (z): 0.001688
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4242: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 7.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4242 : PGC 39423, UGC 7323, MCG 8-22-98, CGCG 243-61
Nearby objects: NGC 4240
, NGC 4241
, NGC 4243
, NGC 4244
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