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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Lenticular Galaxy IC 2986 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 42'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as CGCG 157-79, MCG 5-28-72, NPM1G +31.0231, PGC 37795

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Data Sheet

21.6
11h 59m 49s
30º 50' 41''
0.0105
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
144 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2986

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