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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Galaxy IC 498 Galaxy in Canis Minor Constellation

Size: 54'' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 31-59, MCG 1-21-15, PGC 22895, UGC 4255, V V 526

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Hourly Elevation Nov 22

Galaxy IC 498 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
8h 09m 30s
5º 16' 50''
0.0338
S -
466 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 498

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