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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy IC 458 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 54'' x 24'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 234-81, MCG 8-13-85, PGC 20306, UGC 3713

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Hourly Elevation Nov 21

Galaxy IC 458 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

7h 10m 33s
50º 07' 10''
E-S0 -
299 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 458

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