[NGC 4631 image]
Image by Sven Kohle and Till Credner

NGC 4631

Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Dreyer's description: !, vB, vL, eE 70deg +/- , bMN, *12 att n

Cross Identifications: GC 3165, h 1397, H 5. 42. Herring Galaxy, Whale Galaxy; Arp 281 (with NGC 4627) .

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    Right Ascension: 12 : 42.1 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +32 : 32 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 9.3
    Apparent Diameter: 15.1 (arc minutes)

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