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Observatory Parameters
Aug 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
01:57 16:40

Galaxy NGC 4178 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 5' x 1.7' Magnitude: 11.4 Also known as IC 3042, CGCG 69-88, MCG 2-31-50, PGC 38943, UGC 7215, VCC 66
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.4
12h 12m 46s
10º 51' 50''
0.0012
SBcd -
17 M light years
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