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NGC 6964 (also MCG 0-53-5, UGC 11629 and PGC 65379) is a magnitude +13.0 elliptical galaxy located 175 million light-years away in the constellation Aquarius.

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 12th August 1785.

Right Ascension 20h 47m 24.2s, Declination +00 18' 05"



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