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M40

Double star in Ursa Major

Winnecke 4

Dreyer's description: None; = M40

Cross Identifications: Winnecke 4 (Win 4, WNC 4), Bode 23, [Hevelius 1496] .

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    Right Ascension: 12 : 22.4 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +58 : 05 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 0.51 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 8.4
    Apparent Diameter: 0.8 (arc minutes)

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