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Nov 17
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Spiral Galaxy IC 2256 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 42'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as CGCG 119-26, KUG 0813+243, MCG 4-20-12, PGC 23214

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Spiral Galaxy IC 2256 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

8h 16m 54s
24º 10' 35''
Sc - Spiral
101 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2256

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