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Black Hole in the Center of NGC 4261

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NGC 4261 (also MCG 1-31-52, UGC 7360 and PGC 39659) is a magnitude +11.4 elliptical galaxy located 103 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Datchet, Berkshire, on the 13th April 1784.

Right Ascension 12h 19m 23.2s, Declination +05° 49' 31"

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