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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 1197 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 2.9' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 51-52, FGC 1989, MCG 1-41-13, PGC 57261, UGC 10219

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Spiral Galaxy IC 1197 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.4
16h 08m 17s
7º 32' 21''
0.0046
Sc - Spiral
63 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1197

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