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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Lenticular Galaxy IC 51 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as Arp 230, IRAS 00438-1342, MCG -2-3-11, PGC 2710, PRC B-1

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Lenticular Galaxy IC 51 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
0h 46m 24s
-13º 26' 29''
0.0057
S0 - Lenticular
79 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 51

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