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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy IC 987 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as CGCG 103-112, KUG 1409+194, MCG 3-36-78, PGC 50663

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Data Sheet

22.8
14h 11m 31s
19º 10' 18''
0.0140
S? -
193 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 987

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