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name: markarian 509
name (alternate): mrk 509
typ (catalog): quasar (unknown catalog)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 20 h 44 m 9.7 s dec: -10 ° 43 ' 24 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 20.73583 dec: -9.27667 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
438.00 million lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
13.10 mag
aquarius (aqr) symbolism: the water bearer
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb):
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processing: it's recommended to use: faint galaxy or comet
visible: not confirmed yet