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Perseus A

Perseus A - Seyfert galaxy

Perseus A, is a Seyfert located in the constellation Perseus.

Perseus A is magnitude 12.6*, is 222 million light-years away, and is 2.2' x 1.7' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Perseus A
      1. Type:
      2. Seyfert galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 12.6
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 222 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 2.2' x 1.7''
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 1275
      1. Caldwell #:
      2. C24

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



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