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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy IC 296 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.5' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as IC 1889, IC 294, IC 295, CGCG 540-54, MCG 7-7-33, PGC 11878, UGC 2574

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Galaxy IC 296 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.8
3h 11m 03s
40º 37' 17''
0.0167
SB0-a -
231 M light years
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