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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy IC 2987 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 30'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as CGCG 215-18, KUG 1200+390, Mrk 44, PGC 38088

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Galaxy IC 2987 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.2
12h 03m 24s
38º 48' 47''
0.0227
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313 M light years
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