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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4296 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 42-41, KCPG 331A, MCG 1-32-17, PGC 39943, UGC 7409, VCC 475
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4296 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
12h 21m 28s
6º 39' 13''
0.0137
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
189 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4296

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