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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Galaxy IC 3 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 382-32, MCG 0-1-38, NPM1G -00.0003, PGC 836

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Hourly Elevation Jan 23

Galaxy IC 3 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.6
0h 12m 06s
-0º 24' 52''
0.0181
E-S0 -
250 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3

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