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Galaxy NGC 493

Galaxy in Cetus constellation (The Whale). Also known as CGCG 385-84, IRAS 01195+0041, MCG 0-4-99, PGC 4979, UGC 914, UM 318.
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3.4' x 1.1'
1h 22m 09s
0º 56' 47''
0.0078
12.50
13.70
SBc - Barred Spiral
107 M light years

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Mid November

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