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Observatory Parameters
Apr 23
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
13:14 02:47

Virgo A · M 87 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 8.3' x 6.6' Magnitude: 8.6 Also known as NGC 4486, 3C 274, Arp 152, CGCG 70-139, IRAS 12282+1240, MCG 2-32-105, PGC 41361, UGC 7654, VCC 1316
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Hourly Elevation Apr 23

Virgo A as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

12h 30m 49s
12º 23' 25''
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60 M light years
Last visited objects: Virgo A

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