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Observatory Parameters
Apr 22
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:08 01:57

Elliptical Galaxy IC 885 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 48'' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 131-5, MCG 4-32-8, PGC 46722

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Data Sheet

21.6
13h 22m 30s
21º 19' 00''
0.0228
E0 - Elliptical
314 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 885

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