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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy IC 8 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 48'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as MCG -1-1-76, PGC 1234

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Data Sheet

21.8
0h 19m 02s
-3º 13' 18''
0.0200
Sc - Spiral
276 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 8

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