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

Galaxy IC 1581 Galaxy in Sculptor Constellation

Size: 54'' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.4 Also known as ESO 474-23, PGC 2676

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy IC 1581 occurs at 05:31 hours

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Mid November

Data Sheet

22.2
0h 45m 46s
-25º 55' 10''
0.0369
Sbc - Barred Spiral
508 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1581