• Constellation: Virgo
  • Right Ascension: 12h 43m 32.3s
  • Declination: 11° 34′ 55″
  • Distance: 56 million ly - 63 million ly

NGC 4647 is an intermediate spiral galaxy, and Messier 60 is elliptical galaxy that are just beginning to interact with each other. The pair of interacting galaxies are cataloged as Arp 116, which is a catalog of interacting galaxies. The pair are a part of the Virgo galaxy cluster.

Annotated image follows.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM