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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 959 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 74-7, MCG 2-36-1, NPM1G +13.0356, PGC 49540, UGC 8848

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Spiral Galaxy IC 959 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
13h 56m 03s
13º 30' 22''
0.0229
Sa - Spiral
316 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 959

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