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NGC 4526 Facts

NGC 4526 Facts Lenticular Galaxy in Virgo

NGC 4526 is a lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 55 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Virgo.

It is also referred to as NGC(4526) 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. NGC 4526 was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel.

The Lenticular Galaxy's location is 12:34:03.029 (R.A.) and 07:41:56.90 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 4526
TypeLenticular Galaxy
NGC Id4526
Right Ascension12:34:03.029
Distance (Lt.Yr)55 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude11.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1784
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Radial Velocity448

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