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Observatory Parameters
Mar 22
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 00:00

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4947 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1.2' Magnitude: 11.9 Also known as IC 3974, ESO 382-5, AM 1302-350, IRAS 13025-3504, MCG -6-29-6, PGC 45269
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4947 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

13h 05m 20s
-35º 20' 13''
SBb - Barred Spiral
111 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4947

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