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Weather for Jul 27 Night
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Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy IC 31 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as CGCG 434-23, MCG 2-2-21, NPM1G +11.0015, PGC 2062, UGC 340

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 31 occurs at 05:20 hours

Monthly Elevation

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Mid November

Data Sheet

22.1
0h 34m 24s
12º 16' 06''
0.0318
Sa - Spiral
438 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 31