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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Galaxy NGC 4231 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 243-60, MCG 8-22-94, NPM1G +47.0223, PGC 39354, UGC 7304
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Maxou034
Size: 4,290 × 2,856 px
Visual Field: 1.0º
Uploaded by Stardust GR, Netherlands
Size: 1,271 × 1,000 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Galaxy NGC 4231 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

12h 16m 48s
47º 27' 29''
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340 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4231

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