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Galaxy NGC 491

Galaxy in Sculptor constellation (The Sculptor). Also known as ESO 352-53, IRAS 01190-3419, MCG -6-4-11, PGC 4914.
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Data Sheet

1.4' x 1'
1h 21m 20s
-34º 03' 48''
0.0129
12.50
12.80
SBb - Barred Spiral
178 M light years

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Mid November

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