Galaxy NGC 4178
Galaxy in constellation Virgo (The Maiden). Also known as IC 3042, UGC 7215.
#1 — Credit: NGC/IC Project
5' x 1.7'300.0000
12h 12m 47s12.21333313
10º 52' 00''10.86666679
Maximum altitude: 61.8 degrees at 12:32 hours
Best period for observing at
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