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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy IC 1279 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 2.6' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 200-9, IRAS 18094+3559, MCG 6-40-9, PGC 61518, UGC 11143

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Spiral Galaxy IC 1279 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.6
18h 11m 15s
36º 00' 26''
0.0216
Sb - Spiral
298 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1279

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