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Observatory Parameters
Mar 20
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:15 22:48

Sombrero Galaxy · M 104 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 8.6' x 4.2' Magnitude: 8.0 Also known as NGC 4594, IRAS 12373-1120, MCG -2-32-20, PGC 42407, UGCA 293
Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)
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Data Sheet

12h 39m 59s
-11º 37' 21''
Sa - Spiral
47 M light years
Last visited objects: Sombrero Galaxy

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