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Input interpretation:

M42  (Orion Nebula)


Properties:

distance from Earth | 490.2 pc\n1599 ly\naverage radius | 15 ly


Equatorial location:

right ascension | 5^h 35^m 17.1^s\ndeclination | -5° 23\' 25"

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