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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 1562 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 474-9, AM 0036-243, IRAS 00360-2432, MCG -4-2-30, PGC 2308

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Data Sheet

22.4
0h 38m 33s
-24º 16' 26''
0.0126
SBc - Barred Spiral
173 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1562

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