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IC 3095

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberIC 3095
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right Ascension12h 16m 56s
Declination+23° 57' 29"
Distancec.358,800,000 light years
c.110,000,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +15.8
Absolute: -19.4
DiameterApparent: 0.5'
Actual: 54,000 light years
Hubble TypeSc Spiral Galaxy
Optimum VisibilityApril
NotesThis spiral galaxy is oriented to that it is seen from Earth almost exactly face-on, and so its pair of broad and tightly wound spiral arms are clearly visible. It appears in the sky on the same line of sight as the fifth magnitude foreground star 7 Comae Berenices.

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