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# M61
NGC 4303
Type Galaxy
Distance [1] 52,500,000 Lyr
Right Ascension [2] 12h 21m 54.9s
Declanation [2] +04° 28' 25"
Apparent Magnitude 10.18
Size [4] 6.5 × 5.8
Constellation Virgo

[1] Lyr: Lightyear,
[2] Epoch: Jan 1, 2000
[3] Gyr: Gigayear, A billion (10^9) years/ Myr: A Million years (10^6)
[4] Minutes2/ Arc Minutes

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