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Messier M109

M109 (NGC 3992) is a Spiral Galaxy located in the constellation Ursa Major, is best viewed during Early Spring, and is magnitude 11. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 7.0x4.0' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Spiral Galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 3992
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 11
      1. Size:
      2. 7.0x4.0'
      1. RA:
      2. 11h 57.6m
      1. Dec:
      2. 53 23'
      1. Season:
      2. Early Spring

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