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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Spiral Galaxy IC 509 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 119-121, IRAS 08290+2411, KARA 260, MCG 4-20-66, PGC 23936, UGC 4456

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Spiral Galaxy IC 509 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
8h 32m 03s
24º 00' 37''
0.0182
Sc - Spiral
251 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 509

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