NGC 4402

Alt. Designations: NGC 4402
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 55 mly
Right Ascension: 12h 26m 07.8s
Declination: +13° 06´ 47"
Visual Magnitude: 11.8
Apparent Dimension: 3.9´ X 1.1´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 4402 is an 11.8 magnitude spiral galaxy that is part of a group of galaxies known as Markarian's Chain, which forms part of the Virgo Cluster.