M49 (NGC 4472)
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Virgo 12h29.8 +08°00' 8.9' x 7.4' 8.6 49 Mly

Messier 49 (also known as M 49 or NGC 4472) is an elliptical galaxy located about 49 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo.

The foreground star close to the galaxy core is Mag 13.
Other galaxies visible (see finder chart below): NGC 4467, NGC 4465, NGC 4464, NGC 4470, NGC 4492.

 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
May 2, 2006 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:3
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
Max Entropy, LRGB, DDP