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IC 4416

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberIC 4416
Right Ascension14h 24m 17s
Declination+29° 38' 9"
Distancec.760,000,000 light years
c.233,000,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +15.5
Absolute: -21.42
Mean DiameterApparent: 0.9'
Actual: c.210,000 light years
Hubble TypeE Elliptical
Optimum VisibilityMay
NotesA very distant galaxy in the central parts of Boötes, whose morphological type is not fully clear. Most sources list it as an elliptical galaxy (perhaps of the compact category), but some suggest that it may instead be lenticular in form.