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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Spiral Galaxy IC 159 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IRAS 01439-0853, MCG -2-5-42, PGC 6505

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Spiral Galaxy IC 159 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
1h 46m 24s
-8º 38' 11''
0.0131
Sb - Spiral
180 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 159

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