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

Galaxy IC 551 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 48'' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 35-29, MCG 1-25-12, PGC 27645, UGC 5168
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Size: 4,133 × 2,790 px
Visual Field: 0.8º

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Galaxy IC 551 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
9h 41m 00s
6º 56' 11''
0.0286
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394 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 551

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