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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy IC 863 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IRAS 13145-1659, MCG -3-34-43, PGC 46270

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Hourly Elevation Jan 21

Galaxy IC 863 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

13h 17m 12s
-17º 15' 17''
SB0-a -
116 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 863

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