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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Galaxy NGC 4948 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 2' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IC 4156, MCG -1-33-79, PGC 45224
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 4948 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

22.2
13h 04m 55s
-7º 56' 46''
0.0037
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52 M light years
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