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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy IC 988 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 30'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as CGCG 46-71, MCG 1-36-26, NPM1G +03.0416, PGC 50873
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Size: 3,392 × 2,199 px
Visual Field: 1.4º

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Galaxy IC 988 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.0
14h 14m 31s
3º 11' 26''
0.0269
E-S0 -
371 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 988

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