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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Spiral Galaxy NGC 4287 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as CGCG 42-37, MCG 1-32-14, NPM1G +05.0342, PGC 39860, VCC 434
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 4287 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

12h 20m 48s
5º 38' 25''
Sb - Spiral
99 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4287

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