NGC 4668 - IB(s)m

NGC 4668

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: IB(s)m

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 0.9-m
North left , East down
Field Dimensions: 2.0 x 1.5 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SB(s)d:
RSA Type: SBc
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 20.0-25.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -17.6

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This poorly resolved object appears to have a bar and a disk with large, bright knots. One end of the apparent bar curves and is the basis for the (s) classification. There is a small nucleus. There is considerable dispersion among the classifiers on this object.