AKARI Color (WideL-WideS-N60)
DSS2 Blue (XJ+S)
DSS2 Red (F+R)
GALEX Allsky Imaging Survey (AIS) colored
IRAC color I1,I2,I4 - (GLIMPSE, SAGE, SAGE-SMC, SINGS)
XMM PN colored
XMM-Newton stacked EPIC images (no phot. normalization)
Best period for observing at
Research links Google: NGC 4178 Google Images: NGC 4178 Fourmilab Virtual Telescope: NGC 4178 Set time, date, aiming point, orbital elements to track a comet or asteroid, and many other settings. You can bookmark your searches, allowing direct access to your preferences. SIMBAD astronomical database: NGC 4178 Get object data, cross-identifications, measurements and bibliography for deep sky objects. You can query by coordinates, object name, and other criteria. Sky View: NGC 4178 Virtual Observatory to see images of any part of the celestial sphere at wavelengths from Radio to Gamma-Ray. NGC/IC Project: NGC 4178 Collaborative effort between astronomers around the world (both professional and amateur) to identify all of NGC and IC objects, building on the original notes with contemporary astronomers contributions. It collects images and gather data for the objects - classifications, positions, distances, diameters, colors, position angles, magnitudes, etc.
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