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Galaxy IC 946

Galaxy in Boötes constellation (The Herdsman). Also known as CGCG 73-89, MCG 2-35-21, PGC 49244, UGC 8772.
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54'' x 48''
13h 52m 08s
14º 06' 59''
0.0228
13.40
12.50
Sa - Spiral
314 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 09:04 hours

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Best period for observing at
Mid May

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