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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Galaxy IC 421 Galaxy in Orion Constellation

Size: 3.3' x 2.9' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as IRAS 05297-0757, MCG -1-15-1, NPM1G -07.0196, PGC 17407, UGCA 111

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Galaxy IC 421 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

5h 32m 08s
-7º 55' 04''
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163 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 421

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