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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 4959 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 48'' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as CGCG 189-18, MCG 6-29-29, NPM1G +33.0272, PGC 45301
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 4959 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

13h 05m 40s
33º 10' 45''
Sa - Spiral
449 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4959

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