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NGC 4401

NGC 4401 (also MCG 6-27-53) is a magnitude +14.0 HII emission nebula that is part of the galaxy NGC 4395, located in the constellation Canes Venatici.

The emission nebula was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflecting telescope at Slough, England, on the 29th July 1827.

Right Ascension 12h 25m 57.9s, Declination +33 31' 38"

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