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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4272 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.3' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as CGCG 158-72, MCG 5-29-59, PGC 39715, UGC 7378
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.6
12h 19m 47s
30º 20' 19''
0.0282
E2 - Elliptical
388 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4272

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