NGC 4406 - E+3

NGC 4406

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: E+3

Filter: B

Telescope: OHP 1.2-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 11.8 x 10.9 arcminutes

RC3 Type: E3
RSA Type: S01(3)/E3
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 17.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -21.4

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This one is clearly distinct from a regular E. There is a slight differentiation of the structure in that inner isophotes are slightly rounder than outer isophotes.