NGC 4244

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the spiral galaxy NGC 4244 (Silver Needle Galaxy) in the constellation Canes Venatici.

 

Introduction

The spiral galaxy NGC 4244 in the constellation Canes Venatici is seen edge-on and very thin and long. This probably lead to the name Silver Needle Galaxy.

Size: 1.8' x 16.2' (SkySafari)
Distance: 6.5 million light years (SkySafari)
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Map

The spiral galaxy NGC 4244 (Silver Needle Galaxy) in the constellation Canes Venatici (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 4244 - Mar 15, 2020

 

NGC 4244 - Apr 21, 2020

 

NGC 4244 - Apr 21, 2020
         

NGC 4244 - Mar 15, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 4244 - Apr 21, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 4244 - Apr 21, 2020, photo on top processed

 

My Own Observations

Observations March/April 2020

 

References

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