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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy NGC 4257 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as CGCG 42-6, MCG 1-31-49, PGC 39624, VCC 323
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.3
12h 19m 06s
5º 43' 33''
0.0092
Sab -
127 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4257

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