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Jan 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 4968 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 508-6, IRAS 13044-2324, MCG -4-31-30, PGC 45426
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.0
13h 07m 05s
-23º 40' 37''
0.0099
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
136 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4968

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