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Weather for Jul 29 Night
Clouds Seeing
First Quarter
12:42 00:00

Galaxy IC 840 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 71-86, MCG 2-33-40, PGC 44495, UGC 8090

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Hourly Elevation Jul 29

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 840 occurs at 17:36 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy IC 840 at hours

Late May

Data Sheet

12h 58m 42s
10º 37' 00''
SBa - Barred Spiral
497 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 840