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Messier M64 - Blackeye Galaxy

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M64, also known as the Blackeye Galaxy, is located in the constellation Coma Berenices, and is best viewed during Late Spring. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. Blackeye Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. Spiral Galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 4826
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9
      1. Size:
      2. 9.3x5.4'
      1. RA:
      2. 12h 56.7m
      1. Dec:
      2. 21 41'
      1. Season:
      2. Late Spring

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