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

Spiral Galaxy IC 2561 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 54'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as CGCG 183-13, MCG 6-23-7, PGC 30147, UGC 5567

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Data Sheet

21.9
10h 19m 08s
34º 40' 28''
0.0150
Sb - Spiral
207 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2561

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