NGC 4244

Alt. Designations: NGC 4244
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 14.4 mly
Right Ascension: 12h 17m 29.9s
Declination: +37° 48´ 28"
Visual Magnitude: 10
Apparent Dimension: 16.6´ X 1.9´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 4244 is an edge-on loose Spiral galaxy and Caldwell object in the constellation Canes Venatici. It is part of the M94 Group (the Canes Venatici I Group), a galaxy group relatively close to the Local Group containing the Milky Way.