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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 4538 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 42'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as ARAK 378, CGCG 42-161, IRAS 12320+0336, MCG 1-32-105, PGC 41850, VCC 1576
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 4538 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.3
12h 34m 40s
3º 19' 24''
0.0156
Sb - Spiral
215 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4538

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