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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Diffuse Nebula Sh 2-279 Diffuse Nebula in Orion Constellation

Size: 20' Magnitude: N/A
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Visual Field: 1.3º
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Visual Field: 1.2º
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Visual Field: 1.0º
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Visual Field: 1.2º
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Visual Field: 0.8º
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Visual Field: 1.0º

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Diffuse Nebula Sh 2-279 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

5h 31m 59s
-4º 48' 59''
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Last visited objects: Sh 2-279

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