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SKY-MAP.ORG / WIKISKY • View topic - VY CMa

VY CMa

VY CMa

Postby m-string » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:43 am

I am a novice here... Just navigated to VY CMa, and the label shows distance 561.798 parsec - is it correct? The nearby Wezen shows ~549 parsec (similar distance) and is a lot brighter!!

Love the site!!! Wish I could help - I am a programmer (and, amature in astronomy).
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