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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy IC 531 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 6-28, IRAS 09152-0004, MCG 0-24-6, PGC 26258, UGC 4923

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Galaxy IC 531 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
9h 17m 50s
-0º 16' 41''
0.0175
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240 M light years
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