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Observatory Parameters
Oct 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:53 21:08

Galaxy IC 706 Galaxy in Crater Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 12'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as MCG -2-30-4, PGC 35658

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Galaxy IC 706 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

11h 33m 12s
-13º 20' 17''
S0-a -
229 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 706

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