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

Spiral Galaxy IC 870 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 42'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.7 Also known as CGCG 130-29, MCG 4-31-22, PGC 46286

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Spiral Galaxy IC 870 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
13h 17m 30s
20º 35' 58''
0.0219
Sc - Spiral
301 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 870

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