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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Galaxy IC 259 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 42'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as CGCG 539-106, KCPG 79A, NPM1G +40.0060, PGC 10721

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Data Sheet

22.0
2h 49m 40s
41º 03' 20''
0.0183
E-S0 -
252 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 259

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