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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
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07:43 17:57

Spiral Galaxy IC 138 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as CGCG 386-5, MCG 0-5-3, PGC 5771, UGC 1106

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Spiral Galaxy IC 138 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

1h 33m 02s
-0º 41' 22''
Sc - Spiral
213 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 138

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