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Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4871 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 42'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 160-227, DRCG 27-131, MCG 5-31-66, PGC 44606
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
12h 59m 30s
27º 57' 22''
0.0224
S0 - Lenticular
309 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4871

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