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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4955 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as ESO 443-62, AM 1303-292, MCG -5-31-34, PGC 45340
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4955 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.8
13h 06m 04s
-29º 45' 15''
0.0115
E2 - Elliptical
159 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4955

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