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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Spiral Galaxy IC 2421 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 2' x 1.5' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 180-19, IRAS 08512+3252, KCPG 178A, KUG 0851+328A, MCG 6-20-13, PGC 24996, UGC 4658

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Spiral Galaxy IC 2421 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.1
8h 54m 21s
32º 40' 50''
0.0146
Sc - Spiral
201 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2421

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