NGC4753 in Virgo
January 25, 2005
NGC4753 is an unusual lenticular galaxy of type S0(pec), in the constellation Virgo. Although the underlying galaxy is smooth and nearly elliptical, the irregular dust lanes are not common. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1975.
Topics: Lenticular galaxies, Virgo, Galaxy, Hubble sequence, Virgo constellation, Extragalactic astronomy, Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, Technology Internet