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Jan 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4159 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 352-22, IRAS 12085+7624, MCG 13-9-15, PGC 38777, UGC 7174
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
12h 10m 53s
76º 07' 34''
0.0058
Sbc - Barred Spiral
80 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4159

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