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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4647 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 2.9' x 2.3' Magnitude: 11.3 Also known as Arp 116, CGCG 71-15, IRAS 12410+1151, KCPG 353A, MCG 2-33-1, PGC 42816, UGC 7896, V V 206, VCC 1972
Credit: NASA, ESA
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Size: 3,352 × 2,532 px
Visual Field: 0.7º

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Data Sheet

12h 43m 32s
11º 34' 58''
SBc - Barred Spiral
65 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4647

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