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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy IC 1978 Galaxy in Horologium Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.9 Also known as ESO 200-52, PGC 13350

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Galaxy IC 1978 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

3h 37m 05s
-50º 09' 04''
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331 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 1978

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