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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 4868 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.4' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 189-8, IRAS 12567+3734, KUG 1256+375, MCG 6-29-4, PGC 44557, UGC 8099
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 4868 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

12h 59m 08s
37º 18' 33''
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214 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4868

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