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NGC 4395
Canes Venatici
Penryn, California
March 2008
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB 10 minute subs

A late stage Seyfert 1 galaxy (and the closest) with the least luminous AGN.  Surface brightness is Mag 15, red shift distance is 14 Mly, size 12' x 10',  dust  extinction is mag. 0.0172,  classification is SBM.   The three bright lobes each have an NGC number, starting at lower center  and moving counter clockwise is NGC 4401, NGC 4400 and NGC 4399 (at the 2 O'clock position).