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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 4940 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 1' x 1' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as ESO 269-42, IRAS 13021-4658, PGC 45235
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

20.9
13h 05m 00s
-47º 14' 13''
0.0170
Sa - Spiral
234 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4940

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