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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4006 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as IC 2983, CGCG 13-15, MCG 0-31-6, PGC 37655, UGC 6951
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4006 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
11h 58m 05s
-2º 07' 13''
0.0195
E3 - Elliptical
269 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4006

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