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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

Galaxy NGC 4020 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 157-72, IRAS 11563+3041, MCG 5-28-66, PGC 37723, UGC 6971
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 4020 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

11h 58m 56s
30º 24' 48''
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35 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4020

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