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Weather for Jul 27 Night
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Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy IC 1256 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as CGCG 140-17, IRAS 17217+2631, KARA 805, MCG 4-41-7, PGC 60203, UGC 10829

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 1256 occurs at 22:09 hours

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Late July

Data Sheet

22.4
17h 23m 47s
26º 29' 11''
0.0158
Sb - Spiral
217 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1256