Credits: Keith Turnecliff, Long Itchington

NGC4449 is an irregular Magellanic type galaxy, located about 12 million light years away.

Facts about NGC4449 by Keith Turnecliff

Interactions with nearby galaxies are thought to have influenced star formation in NGC 4449 and, in fact, in 2012 two small
galaxies have been discovered interacting with this galaxy:

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for mid-May at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.