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Credit: NASA/ESA, Gerald Cecil (University of North Carolina), Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland), Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Anglo-Australian Observatory), and Alex Filippenko (University of California at Berkeley)
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Credit: NASA/ESA, Gerald Cecil (University of North Carolina), Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland), Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Anglo-Australian Observatory), and Alex Filippenko (University of California at Berkeley).
Credit: NASA/ESA, Gerald Cecil (University of North Carolina), Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland), Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Anglo-Australian Observatory), and Alex Filippenko (University of California at Berkeley).

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Galaxy NGC 3079

Galaxy in Ursa Major constellation (The Great Bear). Also known as CGCG 266-8, IRAS 09585+5555, MCG 9-17-10, PGC 29050, UGC 5387.
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Data Sheet

8.1' x 1.3'
10h 01m 57s
55º 40' 53''
0.0037
10.90
13.40
SBc - Barred Spiral
51 M light years

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Hourly Elevation

Maximum elevation at 05:14 hours

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Best period for observing at
Late March

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