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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Galaxy Cluster HCG 56 Galaxy Cluster in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 2.1' Magnitude: 13.1
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Visual Field: 0.7º
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Visual Field: 0.2º
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Visual Field: 0.2º
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Hourly Elevation Jan 18

Galaxy Cluster HCG 56 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.3
11h 32m 31s
52º 56' 55''
0.0270
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Last visited objects: HCG 56

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