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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
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07:43 17:57

Galaxy IC 1946 Galaxy in Horologium Constellation

Size: 54'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as ESO 155-39, DRCG 45-71, PGC 12972

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Galaxy IC 1946 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
3h 29m 22s
-52º 37' 10''
0.0388
SB0-a -
534 M light years
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