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NGC 3079

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NGC 3079 - A barred spiral located in Ursa Major. Higher resolution images show bubbles forming above and below the nucleus formed by intense star formation.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Ursa Major
  • Right Ascension: 10h 01m 57.8s
  • Declination: +55° 40′ 47″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 50 million
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
  • Magnitude: 11.5
  • Galaxy Type: SB(s)c
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