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

Elliptical Galaxy IC 896 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 45-27, MCG 1-35-7, NPM1G +05.0391, PGC 47794, UGC 8545

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Elliptical Galaxy IC 896 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
13h 34m 10s
4º 52' 08''
0.0220
E3 - Elliptical
303 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 896

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