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

Galaxy IC 491 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 30'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as CGCG 148-106, PGC 22631

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Galaxy IC 491 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.6
8h 03m 55s
26º 31' 09''
0.0216
S M -
298 M light years
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