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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4761 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 48'' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as HCG 62C, MCG -1-33-39, PGC 43768
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4761 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.9
12h 53m 09s
-9º 11' 51''
0.0148
E6 - Elliptical
204 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4761

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