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Observatory Parameters
Feb 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:36 20:44

Spiral Galaxy IC 1255 Galaxy in Ophiuchus Constellation

Size: 1' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 82-23, IRAS 17207+1244, MCG 2-44-3, PGC 60180, UGC 10826

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Spiral Galaxy IC 1255 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.3
17h 23m 05s
12º 41' 45''
0.0305
Sc - Spiral
420 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1255

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