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Messier 49

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Messier 49 (M49) is an elliptical galaxy located in the southern constellation Virgo.

The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 9.4 and lies at a distance of 55.9 million light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 4472 in the New General Catalogue.
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