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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy IC 279 Galaxy in Aries Constellation

Size: 24'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as CGCG 463-45, PGC 11401

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Spiral Galaxy IC 279 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.8
3h 01m 12s
16º 12' 33''
0.0315
Sc - Spiral
434 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 279

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