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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy IC 879 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IC 4222, ESO 508-47, MCG -4-31-52, PGC 46479

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Galaxy IC 879 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

13h 19m 40s
-27º 25' 45''
SBab -
110 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 879

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