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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy IC 217 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as IC 1787, IRAS 02137-1209, MCG -2-6-46, PGC 8673

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Spiral Galaxy IC 217 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 16m 10s
-11º 55' 31''
Sc - Spiral
87 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 217

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