The galaxy cluster Abell 996

Image of Abell 996
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Abell 996 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 21° from it.

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Name Abell 996
Object Type Galaxy Cluster
Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:17.60 (R) [1]
Right ascension:10h22m [1]
Declination:+15°08' [1]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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