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NGC 4477                      Image down-sampled 0.667x - click on image for full resolution
Coma Berenices
Penryn, California
April 2009
M 250 @ f 9.3 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB, 10 minute subs

NGC 4477 is classified as SBO with a surface brightness of 12.3 mag. and a distance of 76 Mly.  This galaxy is part of the Markarian chain of bright galaxies in the Virgo group.  The galaxy at lower right is another type SBO,  NGC 4479 is at 54 Mly.