Messier 91 (NGC4548) is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 47,000-79,000 kly light years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
It is referred to as M(91) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(4548) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Spiral Galaxy's location is 12:35.4 (R.A.) and +14:30 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 10.2 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 11 with an apparent dimension of 5.4x4.4 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M91,NGC4548) is a spiral galaxy. It was discovered in 1781 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(12:35.4), Dec(+14:30) and its distance is calculated 47.000-79.000 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 10.2. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 5.4x4.4.
|Name||Messier 91 (NGC4548)|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||47,000-79,000 kly|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1781|