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name: messier 68
name (alternate): ngc 4590
typ (catalog): globular cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 12 h 39 m 27.98 s dec: -26 ° 44 ' 38.6 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 12.6575 dec: -25.25594 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
33.60 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
9.67 mag
not added yet
hydra (hya) symbolism: the water monster
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: relatively metal poor
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: globular cluster
visible: not confirmed yet