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

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4851 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as IC 839, CGCG 160-57, DFOT 201, DRCG 27-200, PGC 44423
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4851 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
12h 58m 15s
28º 07' 34''
0.0249
S0 - Lenticular
343 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4851

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