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Weather for Jul 26 Night
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Waxing Crescent
09:39 22:44

Galaxy IC 42 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 42'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as MCG -3-2-36, PGC 2463

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Hourly Elevation Jul 26

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 42 occurs at 05:31 hours

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Mid November

Data Sheet

22.0
0h 41m 05s
-15º 25' 41''
0.0547
SBc - Barred Spiral
754 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 42