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NGC 4993 Facts

NGC 4993 Facts Elliptical or Lenticular Galaxy in Hydra

NGC 4993 is an elliptical or lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 130 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Hydra.

It is also referred to as NGC(4993) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Elliptical or Lenticular Galaxy's location is 13h 09m 47.2 (R.A.) and -23d 23` 4 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 4993
TypeElliptical or Lenticular Galaxy
NGC Id4993
ConstellationHydra
Right Ascension13h 09m 47.2
Declination-23d 23` 4
Distance (Lt.Yr)130 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes


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