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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 4988 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as ESO 269-55, DCL 516, IRAS 13070-4250, MCG -7-27-37, PGC 45671
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 4988 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
13h 09m 54s
-43º 06' 20''
0.0070
S0-a -
96 M light years
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