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

Galaxy NGC 4342 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 36'' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as IC 3256, ARAK 361, CGCG 42-71, MCG 1-32-39, PGC 40252, UGC 7466, VCC 657
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 4342 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.8
12h 23m 39s
7º 03' 15''
0.0025
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35 M light years
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