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Weather for Jul 28 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Galaxy NGC 4985 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 217-12, MCG 7-27-32, NPM1G +41.0317, PGC 45522, UGC 8218
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 4985 occurs at 17:50 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 4985 at hours

Late May

Data Sheet

13h 08m 11s
41º 40' 37''
S0 - Lenticular
387 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4985