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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27

Spiral Galaxy IC 2461 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 2.3' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as CGCG 181-25, FGC 873, IRAS 09168+3724, MCG 6-21-19, PGC 26390, UGC 4943

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Spiral Galaxy IC 2461 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.5
9h 19m 58s
37º 11' 27''
0.0075
Sb - Spiral
104 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2461

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