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Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Elliptical Galaxy M 60 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 7.6' x 6.2' Magnitude: 8.8 Also known as NGC 4649, Arp 116, CGCG 71-16, KCPG 353B, MCG 2-33-2, PGC 42831, UGC 7898, V V 206, VCC 1978
Credit: NASA, ESA
Uploaded by astrophotoman
Size: 3,352 × 2,532 px
Visual Field: 0.7º
Uploaded by Paul_Hutchinson
Size: 3,340 × 2,190 px
Visual Field: 1.2º
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Seth (University of Utah, USA)
Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage(STScI/AURA)
Credit: NASA/ESA, Karl Gebhardt (Lick Observatory)

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Data Sheet

21.6
12h 43m 39s
11º 33' 11''
0.0037
E2 - Elliptical
51 M light years
Last visited objects: M 60

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