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

Galaxy IC 2540 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 1' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as CGCG 153-18, MCG 5-24-14, NPM1G +31.0179, PGC 29389

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Hourly Elevation Jan 17

Galaxy IC 2540 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

10h 06m 46s
31º 28' 33''
E-S0 -
302 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2540

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