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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 997 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as IC 4401, MCG -1-36-15, PGC 51173

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 997 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.4
14h 19m 25s
-4º 29' 23''
0.0234
SBa - Barred Spiral
323 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 997

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