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Messier Objects

Messier M98

M98 (NGC 4192) is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Coma Berenices in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies.

M98 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 11.0*, and can be viewed with small telescope. It is 9.5 x 3.2' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. spiral galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 4192
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 11.0
      1. Viewing:
      2. small telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 9.5 x 3.2'
      1. RA:
      2. 12h 13.9m
      1. Dec:
      2. 14 55'
      1. Season:
      2. late spring
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Virgo Cluster

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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