| Home. | Universe Galaxies And Stars Archives. | 
Universe Galaxies Stars logo.
     | Universe | Big Bang | Galaxies | Stars | Solar System | Planets | Hubble Telescope | NASA | Search Engine |

Galaxy Messier 49.


Ten Years Since The Revolution at Amazon.

SAS Black Ops at Amazon.
Amazon Kindle EBook Reader: Click For More Information.

Galaxy Messier 49
Galaxy Messier 49.

Galaxy M49 (also known as M 49 or NGC 4472) is an elliptical / lenticular galaxy about 49 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo. The galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier in 1771.

Galaxy M49 Supernovae.

The only supernova observed within this galaxy is SN 1969Q. The supernova was discovered in June 1969.

Companion galaxies of Galaxy M49.

NGC 4467 forms a visual pair with Messier 49.

Galaxy M49: Virgo Cluster membership.

Messier 49 is the brightest member of the Virgo Cluster. The galaxy is located at the center of one of the subclusters within the Virgo Cluster.

Galaxy M49: Observation data - Epoch J2000.

  • Constellation Virgo.
  • Right ascension 12h 29m 46.7s.
  • Declination +08 00' 02?.
  • Apparent dimension (V) 10.2 8.3 moa.
  • Apparent magnitude (V) 9.4.

Characteristics of Galaxy M49.

  • Type E2, LINER.

Astrometry

  • Helio Radial velocity 997 7 km/s.
  • Redshift 0.003326 0.000022.
  • Galactocentric Velocity 929 7 km/s.
  • Distance 49.4 2.3 Mly (15.1 0.71 Mpc).

Other designations.

  • NGC 4472, UGC 7629, PGC 41220, Arp 134.

Database references to Galaxy M49.

  • SIMBAD Search M49 data.



  Go To Print Article  


Universe - Galaxies and Stars: Links and Contacts

the web this site
 | GNU License | Contact | Copyright | WebMaster | Terms | Disclaimer | Top Of Page. |