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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 4738 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 159-92, FGC 1510, MCG 5-30-103, PGC 43517, UGC 7999
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 4738 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

12h 51m 08s
28º 47' 18''
Sc - Spiral
219 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4738

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