NGC 4504 - SAB(s)cd

NGC 4504

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SAB(s)cd

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 0.9-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 6.6 x 6.1 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SA(s)cd
RSA Type: Sc(s)II
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 20.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.0
Elmegreen Spiral Arm Class: AC 5

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

NGC 4504 is a very good example of its type. The core is very small, and the galaxy has low surface brightness. The presence of a bar is fairly obvious from the way the two main arms break from the central area. The (s) classification is well-defined.