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Cygnus A

Cygnus A - radio galaxy galaxy

Cygnus A , is a radio galaxy located in the constellation Cygnus.

Cygnus A is magnitude 16.2*, is 757 million light-years away, and is 0.55' x 0.46' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Cygnus A
      1. Type:
      2. radio galaxy galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 16.2
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 757 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 0.55' x 0.46''

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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