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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 1231 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 299-29, IRAS 16461+5830, KARA 772, MCG 10-24-56, PGC 58973, UGC 10560
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Size: 799 × 599 px
Visual Field: 0.1º

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Spiral Galaxy IC 1231 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

16h 46m 59s
58º 25' 22''
Sc - Spiral
241 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1231

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