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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Galaxy IC 257 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 554-8, MCG 8-6-11, PGC 10729, UGC 2298

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Hourly Elevation Jan 18

Galaxy IC 257 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.4
2h 49m 45s
46º 58' 31''
0.0259
E-S0 -
357 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 257

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