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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4597 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 4.1' x 1.9' Magnitude: 12.0 Also known as IRAS 12376-0531, MCG -1-32-34, PGC 42429
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.9
12h 40m 12s
-5º 48' 02''
0.0035
SBc - Barred Spiral
48 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4597

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