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M58

NGC 4579

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberM58
NGC/IC NumberNGC 4579
ConstellationVirgo
Right Ascension12h 38m 31s
Declination+11° 44' 1"
Distancec.64,500,000 light years
c.19,800,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +10.4
Absolute: -21.1
DiameterApparent: 6.0'
Actual: c.110,000 light years
Hubble TypeSABb weakly Barred Spiral
Optimum VisibilityApril
NotesA Seyfert Galaxy with an active nucleus, forming part of the Virgo Cluster

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