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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4946 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as ESO 269-45, DCL 489, MCG -7-27-30, PGC 45283
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4946 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

13h 05m 29s
-43º 35' 30''
E3 - Elliptical
142 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4946

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