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M64

(Messier 64, Black Eye Galaxy, NGC 4826)
(nearby dusty galaxy)

M64 (Messier 64, NGC 4826, or the Black Eye Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy that's one of the Council of Giants (12 sizable galaxies near the Local Group). It is known for a very dark band of dust in front of its nucleus. Characteristics:


(galaxy,spiral)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Eye_Galaxy
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.00125.30Mpc17.3MlyM64
Coordinates:M64
J125643.696+214057.57

Referenced by pages:
Council of Giants

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