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name: markarian 231
name (alternate): ugc 8058
typ (catalog): seyfert galaxy (ugc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 12 h 56 m 0 s dec: 56 ° 51 ' 59 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 12.93333 dec: 56.86639 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
581.00 million lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
13.60 mag
redshift:
z=0.041
constellation:
ursa major (uma) symbolism: the great bear
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: host galaxy of double black hole, natural result of a galaxy merger
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: faint galaxy or comet
visible: not confirmed yet