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Weather for Jul 26 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
09:39 22:44

Galaxy IC 456 Galaxy in Canis Major Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.3' Magnitude: 11.9 Also known as ESO 427-24, MCG -5-17-2, PGC 19993

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Hourly Elevation Jul 26

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 456 occurs at 11:50 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy IC 456 at hours

Late February

Data Sheet

7h 00m 17s
-30º 09' 46''
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
79 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 456