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

Lenticular Galaxy IC 2878 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 21'' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.2

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Data Sheet

20.9
11h 29m 38s
9º 58' 02''
0.0197
S0 - Lenticular
271 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2878

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